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Data Breaches

Most Recent Data Breaches

10 Most Recent Data Breaches

What was the most recent data breach? January 2022: Doxbin Breach – 370 Thousand Accounts Flashpoint a leader in risk intelligence reported that a hacker posted data from Doxbin a popular paste site. The data breach included usernames, email addresses, passwords and user-agent strings according to Flashpoint. Doxbin is a website where users post and …

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Top 10 largest Data Breaches

1. Collection #1 – 772 Million Email Addresses and Passwords Collection #1 is a collection of email addresses and passwords from many smaller data breaches and was posted to a popular hacking forum in January of 2019. In total, the file included 2.7 billion records and 773 million unique records. More info on the largest …

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News Corp Data Breach

Corp disclosed in securities filings on Friday that they discovered an attack on one of their systems that resulted in a data breach that occurred in January of 2022. While it’s not confirmed that weak password security was the cause of this data breach it is very likely that someone had a weak password. The filing does however cite that “preliminary analysis indicates that foreign government involvement may be associated with this activity”. News Corp also mentioned that the cyberattack was persistent in nature and they are still investigating the nature, scope, duration, and impacts to their data but they believe the issue is contained.

Red Doorz Data Breach

Red Doorz Data Breach

Red Doorz Data Breach – September 2020 – Over 5.8 Million user accounts were exposed including email addresses, phone numbers, genders, dates of birth and passwords stored as bcrypt hashes.