Module 03 Examine Incidents

Real Life Examples

Now that you’ve experienced what a hack looks like, explore these
real-world hacks to see what went wrong and what can be
learned from them.

OPM Incident

Sensitive information and Social Security numbers of 21.5 million
individuals, were stolen from the background investigation databases
of the Office of Personnel Management.

Sony Pictures Incident

Personal documents, records, and email were stolen and leaked to the
public in an effort to force Sony Pictures Entertainment to cancel
the release of a controversial movie.

Home Depot Incident

Credit card information of 52 million shoppers was stolen via the retailer’s self-checkout system.