The hacks keep coming. It's been a year since we rounded up theusual suspects and looked at just how vulnerable our private datais, so we decided to take another look.

We confine our lists to financial data, but we have to note thebreach of ashleymadison.com, a website designed to allow spouses tocarry on extramarital affairs. The data stolen from the siteincluded that of a decidedly more personal nature, and the angstthe theft caused – not to mention the media storm – was riveting towatch.

A blog on the site govtech.com noted that, indeed, thehacks in 2015 were of a more personal nature than those in thepast. Instead of just stealing credit card numbers, bank accountdata and Social Security numbers, thieves got their hands onfingerprints, hospital records and other information not meant tobe shared with strangers.

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