If you were a victim of a data breach during the first half of 2019, you're not alone. The first six months of the year have affected at least a few billion people. The leaked data includes phone numbers, security audit logs, student records, banking data, medical records and much more.

Cyberattacks have affected companies across a number of industries, as well as a number of local governments. According to Daniel Markuson, NordVPN's digital privacy expert, the U.S. remains the most popular target country for data breaches and hacks, but they've been happening all over the world.

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Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at [email protected].