Hackers are winning. This summer, they infiltrated HBO and stole unreleased material. Last month, they breached Equifax — the consumer credit reporting agency — and gathered information on over 140 million Americans. But hackers also raid places that seem a bit closer to home: the places we buy burgers, drink beer, and shop for refrigerators.
Below, Mashable compiled a timeline of the various establishments that have been hacked in the last five years, beginning with Target and ending with Sonic. It’s likely that this list will only expand. After all, there’s growing evidence the United States’ own National Security Agency (NSA) was hacked by Russians. If the NSA can’t keep hackers at bay, how can Sonic Drive-In?