What Is The Biggest Hack In History?

What is the biggest hacker attack in history?

Top 10 most notorious cyber attacks in historyGoogle China hit by cyber attack (2009): …

Teen hacks NASA and US Defense Department: …

Phone lines blocked to win Porsche (1995) …

Hacker targets Scientology (2008): …

Solar Sunrise (1998): …

The Melissa virus (1999) …

Internet attacked (2002): …

Hacker steals tens of million of credit card details (2009):More items….

What was the biggest data breach in history?

Yahoo Data Breach1. Yahoo Data Breach (2013) In August of 2013, Yahoo experienced the largest data breach in history. And even though all 3 billion of Yahoo’s user accounts were affected, it took Yahoo 3 years to discover and disclose the breach.

Who is the greatest hacker of all time?

Here’s a look at the top ten most notorious hackers of all time.Kevin Mitnick. A seminal figure in American hacking, Kevin Mitnick got his start as a teen. … Anonymous. … Adrian Lamo. … Albert Gonzalez. … Matthew Bevan and Richard Pryce. … Jeanson James Ancheta. … Michael Calce. … Kevin Poulsen.More items…

What big companies have been hacked recently?

Adobe. Date: October 2013. Impact: 153 million user records. … Adult Friend Finder. Date: October 2016. Impact: 412.2 million accounts. … Canva. Date: May 2019. … eBay. Date: May 2014. … Equifax. Date: July 29, 2017. … Dubsmash. Date: December 2018. … Heartland Payment Systems. Date: March 2008. … LinkedIn. Date: 2012 (and 2016)More items…•