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Every Internet-based company has one thing it dreads, which is a data breach.

Data-breaches cause millions of losses to companies world wide because of the personal information which is stored there.

Last week, Apple confirmed that the accounts of several A-list celebrities were breached while Home Depot announced that a cyber attack on its systems may have exposed customer information.

WhoIsHostingThis? has compiled an info-graphic of the biggest data breaches ever and how hey happened.

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