The 10 Biggest Data Breaches Of 2016 (So Far)


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Seagate

Seagate was one of the many victims of a W-2 attack this tax season, with security reporter Krebs reporting in March that the data storage company had been breached of all of its W-2 tax documents. The leak included documents on all current and past employees, Krebs said in a blog post about the breach, and included Social Security numbers, salaries and other data. The breach was the result of a successful phishing scam, where "an employee believed the phishing email was a legitimate internal company request," a company spokesperson said at the time.



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