More than 4,100 publicly disclosed data breaches occurred in 2022 equating to approximately 22 billion records being exposed. Cyber security publication Security Magazine reported that the figures for 2022 are expected to exceed this figure by as much as five percent.
In this article, we reveal which data breaches and leaks and the phishing, malware and cyber attacks ranked among our top ten most-read cyber security news stories of 2022.
Read on to hear about data breaches at Revolut, Twitter, Uber and Rockstar, and let us know if you were impacted by any of the incidents covered in the comment section below.
The personal information for more than 50,000 users of fintech start-up Revolut was accessed during a data breach that took place on September 11, 2022. The breach involved a third-party gaining access to Revolut’s database and the personal information of 50,150 users.