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2016
TOP SCORING
BREACHES FIRST HALF REVIEW
Fling.com
Records: 40,000,000 Type: Identity Theft Score: 9.8
17 Media
Records: 30,000,000 Type: Identity Theft Score: 9.7
Philippines’ Commission on Elections
Records: 55,000,000 Type: Identity Theft Score: 9.6
Mate1
Records: 27,000,000 Type: Account Access Score: 9.3
Mexican Voters
Records: 93,400,000 Type: Identity Theft Score: 9.3
VerticalScope
Records: 45,000,000 Type: Account Access Score: 9.3
U.S. Healthcare Insurer’s database Records: 9,300,000 Type: Identity Theft Score: 9.2
The adult dating Web site was hit with an identity theft breach by a malicious outsider that resulted in the exposure of 40 million records. The attack had a BLI score of 9.8. Tens of millions of credentials stolen from the site were put up for sale on the dark web, according to International Business Times. The information reportedly included email addresses, plain text passwords, usernames, IP addresses and date of birth records.
The software company’s photo sharing and video streaming app 17 was hacked, resulting in the theft of 30 million records. The identify theft attack was committed by a malicious outsider and received a BLI score of 9.7. According to Motherboard, the hacker advertised email addresses, passwords, phone numbers, and other information from users.
The government agency suffered an identity theft attack from a malicious outsider that accounted for the loss of 55 million records and drew a BLI score of 9.6. The group Anonymous Philippines hacked the commission’s website a little over a month before the Philippines was to hold its 3rd automated elections, according to Rappler.
The dating site was hit with an account access attack by a malicious outsider that involved 27 million records and received a BLI score of 9.3. A hacker in a dark web hacking forum claimed to have gained access to plaintext passwords from Mate1.com, which he later sold, according to The Next Web.
According to a number of published reports, millions of Mexican voters had their records exposed online, following an identity theft attack that affected a total of 93.4 million records and resulted in a 9.3 BLI score. Mexican election of cials probing the leak of a database containing voter registration records indicated one of the main political parties in Mexico might have played a part, according to International Business Times.
The company, which specializes in the acquisition and development of web sites and online communities for various vertical markets, experienced an account access attack by a malicious outsider that exposed 45 million records. The incident scored
a BLI of 9.3. VerticalScope said it became aware that data stolen from the company was being made available online. Community member user names, email addresses, hashed passwords, and other information was involved.
An unnamed healthcare insurer was hit with an identity theft attack by a
malicious outsider that resulted in the loss of 9.3 million records. It earned
a BLI score of 9.2. 5


































































































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