List of data breaches and cyber attacks in February 2022 – 5.1 million records breached

The cyber security industry, much like the rest of the world, is on edge. Our figures for this month are comparatively low – with 83 data breaches and cyber attacks accounting for 5,127,241 breached records – but there is a sense that we are on the brink of something.

In the final days of February, there were a flurry of security incidents related, either directly or indirectly, to the Ukraine conflict. First, Russia targeted banks and government departments, then Ukraine hit back, attacking the Moscow stock exchange.

The EU has responded to calls for help from Ukraine, and has set up a cyber rapid-response team comprised of 12 volunteers, who will help cyber attack victims. The hacking group Anonymous has been more aggressive, launching attacks across Europe to give Vladimir Putin “a sip of his own bitter medicine”.

In the midst of all this, organisations across Europe have reported delays as a result of alleged state-sponsored attacks – including Toyota’s Japanese plants and a kettle manufacturer in the Isle of Man.

You can find out more about the cyber security implications of the Ukraine by registering for our special presentation hosted by IT Governance’s founder and executive chairman, Alan Calder. It will take place on Thursday, 3 March at 3pm, and you can register for on our website.

Meanwhile, you can find the full list of cyber attacks and data breaches for February 2022 below. As usual, incidents affecting UK-based organisations are listed in bold.

Cyber attacks

If you find yourself facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. Our Cyber Incident Response service provides the help you need to deal with the threat, as our experts guide you through the recovery process.

They’ll review the breach, mitigate the damage and ensure that you are up and running again as soon as possible.


Data breaches

Financial information

Malicious insiders and miscellaneous incidents

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