List of data breaches and cyber attacks in March 2021 – 21 million records breached

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 Lilliputian 82 recorded breaches in January and 118 in February. The issue is that in far more cases than we’d expect, the number of breached records wasn’t included in the notification, so we can’t include it here. We typically expect ambiguity when it comes to ransomware, because organisations are locked out of their files and can’t calculate what’s been affected. But there were dozens of … Continue reading List of data breaches and cyber attacks in March 2021 – 21 million records breached