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How many breaches have been reported in 2016 so far?

Written by Jordan True

August 5th, 2016

Answer: 522 reported breaches

As of July 28th, 2016 there have been over 522 reported breaches according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. Not every breached reported the number of records affected, but there have been over 13 million records confirmed so far in 2016. Check out the 10 biggest data breaches so far over on CRN.

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