Chart: "10 Largest Data Breaches Since 2000"

The info-loving people at Flowing Data pulled the figures on data breaches (available at and created a chart showing the top 10 biggest breaches in the past eight years. The most disturbing trend, which probably will surprise few Consumerist readers, is that the breaches are increasing in frequency.

“10 Largest Data Breaches Since 2000 – Millions Affected” [Flowing Data via BoingBoing]
(Image: Flowing Data)