The list of the 10 biggest data breaches changes AGAIN

The recent data breach at the on-line gaming company Steam that exposed roughly 35 million customer records is now tied for 6th place in the list of the biggest breaches ever. Here's how the list currently looks. Note that three of the top ten have actually happened in the past year. That's probably not a good sign.

Organization

Records

Year

Heartland Payment Systems

130,000,000

2009

TJX

94,000,000

2007

TRW

90,000,000

1984

Sony Corporation

77,000,000

2011

CardSystems

40,000,000

2005

SK Communications

35,000,000

2011

Steam

35,000,000

2011

RockYou

32,000,000

2009

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

26,500,000

2006

HM Revenue and Customs

25,000,000

2007

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