The Biggest Cyber Security Attacks in History – #Infographic

The Biggest Cyber Security Attacks in History – #Infographic



When a business is attacked that rarely becomes public knowledge in the world of cyber security. Except when the problem is so large, it isn’t stopped. Adobe, Sony, and Vodafone are among those companies that have lost millions of items of data. Maximum no one is immune even the computers of the Pentagon and of European finance ministries have been visited by pirates.

Here I listed some important key stats, and keys explore from this infographic.

  • $8.9 million the annual average cost of cyber-crime for a global company.
  • 55% of UK companies have been a victim of data theft in the past year.
  • 1,509,934 new viruses appeared in the first half of 2013. This is 20 % higher than the second half of 2012.
  • In October 2013, Adobe servers’ penetrated software codes, as well as the details of 38 million customer accounts, are compromised.
  • The infographic below from capgemini.ft.com that illustrates the history of biggest cyber security attacks.

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