According to a report by IBM X-Force data, over 200 million records were already compromised by July 31 of this year. This amounts to over 60 million more records compromised than in the last 3 years combined. The U.S. is the country that has the most data breaches, with Great Britain being in a far second place. The hackers tend to target data that they know they can be used as leverage for a ransom or for other financial gain. Read more at Security Intelligence.