Rippleshot Research: The Top Five Most Compromised MCCs

Posted by Kaleigh Simmons on Apr 9, 2015 4:09:00 PM
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According to the Breach Level Index, over 1 Billion data records were stolen in 2014 - nearly 20% of those including financial information. But where is financial information being compromised, specifically? Rippleshot research has found that over 60% of payment card accounts that got stolen in 2014 can be tied back to five merchant categories.Our research covers all of 2014, using our consortium of data from our partners and clients in the U.S. The numbers below only cover a small percentage of the total payment card network, and may or may not be representative of the network as a whole.


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Topics: Compromises, Data Breach Statistics