List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2022 – 49.8 million records breached

Welcome to our May 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. We identified 77 security incidents during the month, resulting in 49,782,129 compromised records.

You can find the full list below, with incidents affecting UK organisations listed in bold.

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Cyber attacks


If you’re 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.


Ransomware


Data breaches


Financial information


Malicious insiders and miscellaneous incidents


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