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In 2018, ITRC tracked an extreme jump at 126 percent in the number of consumer records exposed from data breaches and a decrease of 23 percent in the number of breaches compared to the year before. As of July 2019, ITRC reached a milestone in cataloging over 10,000 publicly-noticed U.S. based breaches since 2005. Sign up for our monthly data breach newsletter & alerts.
Identity Theft Resource Center®‘s Annual End-of-Year Data Breach Report Reveals 17 Percent Increase in Breaches Over 2018
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