In pictures: 12 biggest data breaches of the last 12 months

Many companies have felt the effects of data theft over the last several years. It's 2014 and it doesn't look like the going is getting any easier. The technology sector seems most at risk with every week bringing the world another reported data breach. Here we look at the largest breaches in the last year.

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Data Stolen on 50 million LivingSocial.com Users Last April, daily deal website Living Social was the target of a massive data breach that affected 50 million people. Personal information that attackers stole included names, emails, date of birth and encrypted passwords. All of the Washington D.C.-based companies registered users were asked to reset their passwords.

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