United States Has the Most Data Breach Victims in the World

Between phishing attacks and data base breaches, your personal data is exposed to a constant barrage of unauthorized access. But American internet users have it particularly bad.

According to Surfshark , the US ranked first (or last?) in the world, with a total of 214.4 million data base breaches in 2021 alone. That’s a 22% increase in affected accounts from 174.4 million in 2020 amid the outbreak of the COVID-19 outbreak. That’s over 50 million more accounts over the next highest country, Iran.

The other countries in the top five for the most affected accounts are Iran (156.09 million), India (86.63M), […]

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