Distribution of global data breach incidents in 2017, by type

Share of global data breaches 2017, by type This statistic presents the distribution of distribution of global data breach incidents in 2017, sorted by type. That year, nuisance attacks accounted for three percent of data breaches that year. Identity theft accounted for 69 percent of data breaches worldwide.
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Share of occurences
Identitiy theft69%
Financial access15%
Account access7%
Existential data6%
Nuisance3%
Share of occurences
Identitiy theft69%
Financial access15%
Account access7%
Existential data6%
Nuisance3%
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This statistic presents the distribution of distribution of global data breach incidents in 2017, sorted by type. That year, nuisance attacks accounted for three percent of data breaches that year. Identity theft accounted for 69 percent of data breaches worldwide.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
January to December 2017
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data is based on 1,765 reported data breaches
Supplementary notes
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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