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11 data breaches that stung US consumers

Heartland

Year: 2009

Affected: 130 million cards

Cost: $2.8 billion (Ponemon Institute estimate)

What happened: Heartland Payment Systems, a credit card processor, had its computer network compromised. "Heartland was an example that even when you have reasonable procedures, it doesn't necessarily negate data breaches," Ponemon said.

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