Biggest data leaks worldwide 2010-2017

Biggest data leaks worldwide as of November 2017 (in GB)

by J. Clement, last edited May 14, 2019
Biggest data leaks worldwide 2010-2017 This statistic compares the scale of November 2017 Paradise Papers data leak compared to other data leaks worldwide as of November 2017. The Paradise Papers leak comprised 1.4 terabytes of data, compared to only 260 gigabytes of data revealed by the ICIJ in the Offshore Leaks in 2013. The biggest data leak so far is the Panama Papers data leak, which amounted to 2.6 terabytes. The Panama papers included 11.5 million leaked documents that detail financial and attorney–client information for more than 214,488 offshore entities. The documents contained personal financial information about wealthy individuals and public officials that had previously been kept private.
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Biggest data leaks worldwide as of November 2017 (in GB)

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