Data breaches happen on a near daily basis, and often they have a
profoundly negative impact on the attacked business. But in some cases,
they can change the security industry and influence legislation.
“Security breaches are relatively immeasurable, but the economic
impact is small compared to the loss of confidence in security from the
populace and from customers,” Carl Herberger of security solutions
company Radware, told Mashable.
From millions of credit cards stolen from a national retailer to
attacks conducted by other countries, here’s a look at some of the most
noteworthy data breaches.