Is your payroll data safe? Complete list of payroll data breaches
Unveiling the Hidden Dangers: A Chronology of Notorious Payroll Data Breaches
This article highlights the increasing threat of data breaches in our interconnected world. While credit card information and social media accounts are often the focus of these breaches, payroll data has recently emerged as a vulnerable target.
The article explores several notable incidents of payroll data breaches, affecting both large corporations and small businesses. It emphasizes the severity of the consequences that can arise when sensitive payroll information is compromised, impacting individuals and entire organizations.
The purpose of the article is to raise awareness about the importance of securing payroll data and to highlight the need for robust security measures to protect this information. The incidents serve as a reminder that organizations must prioritize the security of financial data and remain vigilant in safeguarding it from falling into the wrong hands.
List of payroll data breaches
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|Date||Payroll provider||Employees on payroll||Companies affected or possibly affected|
|12/2021||Kronos/UKG||1,000,000||Sainsburys, Wholefoods, Honda, Pepsi|
|04/2023||SD Worx||5,000,000||Marks & Spencer, Bank of America, Asda, WHSmith|
|06/2023||Zellis||5,000,000||British Airways, BBC, Boots, Jaguar Land Rover, Iceland, Dyson, Aer Lingus|