The recent Sony Pictures hack might be the most talked-about cyber attack of the Christmas season, and one of the biggest online data heists to date, but there were plenty of other attacks this past year that affected tens of millions of consumers. Information is Beautiful has set up an interactive page on its website that shows the world’s biggest data breaches to date, revealing the severity of this issue that now affects us more and more frequently.

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In addition to showing users the numerous data breaches that occurred in recent years, shaming the security of many top companies in the process, the massive infographic also offers plenty of additional details about each of these security breaches, and links to more resources that can provide more details about each attack.

In 2014 alone, hackers have been very busy, hitting Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, eBay, Staples, UPS, Gmail, Sony Pictures and many more.

An image showing the most important data breaches in recent years follows below, as posted by Business Insider, with the full, interactive infographic available at the link in the source section below.

Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.