Notable Data Breaches 2015

Published: Anthem fined $115 million: In October 2015, health insurance company Anthem was fined $115 million by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a data breach that had exposed the personal information of nearly 80 million customers. The fine was the largest ever issued by the HHS for a data breach. […]

The Ashley Madison Hack

Published: A group of hackers calling themselves “The Impact Team” claimed responsibility for hacking into the servers of Ashley Madison, a website that promotes and facilitates extramarital affairs. The hackers threatened to release the personal information of millions of Ashley Madison users if the website was not shut down immediately. Within days, the hackers followed […]

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