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We found a comparatively low 9,780,931 breached records from publicly disclosed security incidents in June 2021. But don’t be fooled by that number – it comes from 106 incidents, which is roughly average for the…

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in…

For the second month in a row, ransomware has dominated our list of data breaches and cyber attacks. Of the 128 publicly disclosed incidents that we discovered in May, more than 40% of them were…

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in…

Don’t be fooled by the fact that we only recorded 20,995,371 breached records in March; it was one of the leakiest months we’ve ever seen, with 151 recorded incidents. By comparison, there was a seemingly…

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in…

The cyber security industry was rocked in February after a ransomware attack against the Cloud service provider Accellion. Dozens of organisations that used the software reported incidents in one of the worst months we’ve ever…

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in…

Thankfully, January was relatively quiet on the data breach front, following a chaotic end to 2020 in which we surpassed a thousand security incidents and 20 billion breached records. So far this year, we’ve recorded…

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in…

What else would you expect from the final month of 2020 than the highest number of publicly disclosed incidents we’ve ever recorded? We logged 134 security incidents in December, which accounted for 148,354,955 breached records.…

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We recorded 103 cyber security incidents in November, which accounted for 586,771,602 leaked records. The majority of those came from a credential-stuffing attack targeting Spotify and a data leak at the messaging app GO SMS…