The data industry seems to be in a real pickle if we look at the situation from the angle of data protection. We are now approaching the end of the year, and when we look back in retrospect, we realize that there has been nothing but data breaches all year round. Whoever is responsible seems to be a henchman of the Grinch, all bent on making sure that by the time Christmas comes round, everyone is super miserable. And there is certainly more than one such online Grinch hanging around. These advanced virtual nuisances have an army of malware and spyware up their sleeve to terrorize internet users of al kinds. The Data Breach investigations report documents the year’s data breaches in an easy to read pictorial representation. Take a look.