World's Biggest Data Breaches VisualizationWorld's Biggest Data Breaches Visualization
This weekend, Apple’s developer site was hacked. 275,000 logins, passwords and other records potentially compromised. Two days before that, popular open-source operating system Ubuntu had its forums hacked. 1.82 million records stolen.
Are those big data breaches? Or just pin-points in the big data universe?
We’ve pulled out the interesting and funny stories out of the data. Click on the bubbles to read.
A fantastic design, the interactive version allows you to adjust the sorting, circle size and color-coding parameters. It’s very easy for the reader to understand how one data breach fits into the overall history of stolen data.
In a move for transparency, the entire data set gathered and used in the design is available publicly to anyone through a Google Docs Spreadsheet. Anyone can access the source data to verify the visualization or to create their own.
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