Nearly 50% of Americans hacked within the last year

hacked accounts

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Are you the victim of a computer hacker? In the last year hackers have exposed the personal information of millions Americans. Ponemon Institute says about 432 million accounts were hacked.

The exact number of exposed accounts is hard to pin down because some companies like AOL and EBAY aren’t fully transparent about the details of their cyber breaches.

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