The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) released their year-end breach report:
Reports of data breaches increased dramatically in 2008. The Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2008 breach report reached 656 reported breaches at the end of 2008, reflecting an increase of 47% over last year’s total of 446.
Dissent of PogoWasRight has some analysis. I’ll take a look at the full report shortly.