You’re cautious about ‘oversharing’ and which websites you visit. But then maybe you get an email from a reputable online store that their system was compromised, and your information was included in the breach. You later hear on the news that the data taken in that breach was found for sale on the dark web.
Dara breaches can occur more than what is reported in the news, and not just to big-name companies. What about the tax agent that files your tax return? How about your local doctor’s office - what if their files were breached?