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1. data breach data breach February 2019 Date: February 2019 Impact: 763 million users Data: names, phone numbers, IP addresses, dates of birth and genders.

2. Facebook data breach 2019

Facebook's new logo design is really generic - The Verge Date: April 2019 Impact: 540 million users Data: 146 gigabytes of comments, likes, reactions, account names, FB IDs and more.

3. First American Financial Corp. data breach

First American Corporation Data Breach Date: May 2019 Impact: 885 million users Data: sensitive records (of 16 years!), including bank account records, social security numbers, wire transactions, and other mortgage paperwork.

4. Canva data breach

Canva data breach May 2019 Date: May 2019 Impact: 137 million users Data: email addresses, names, usernames, cities and passwords stored as bcrypt hashes.

5. MGM Grand data breach

mgm grand data breach Date: Feb 2020 Impact: 10.6 million customers Data: contact information of former hotel guests including celebrities, CEOs and government officials.

6. Slickwraps data breach

slickwraps breach 2020 Date: Fev 2020 Impact: 370,000 customers Data: Customer data

7. CAM4 data breach

cam4 data breach Date: March 2020 Impact: 10.88 billion records. Data: Full names, Email addresses, Sexual orientation, Chat transcripts, Email correspondence transcripts, Password hashes, IP addresses, Payment logs

8. Marriott data breach

marriott data breach Date: March 2020 Impact: 5.2 million guests Data: Email address , Mail addresses, Phone numbers, Company names, Gender, Birth dates, Accommodation preferences, Language preferences, Linked airline loyalty programs and numbers

9. Antheus Tecnologia data breach

antheus tecnologia data breach

Date: March 2020 Impact: 76,000 fingerprints Data: finger print data points + 81.5 million records were accessed, consisting of email addresses, employee telephone numbers and administrator login information.

10. SolarWinds data breach

img Date: March 2020 Impact: 18,000 customers Data: customer data, including six U.S Government departments'.

10. Zoom data breach

zoom data breach

Date: April 2020 Impact: 500,000 users. Data: user accounts (sold or freely published on the dark web)

11. Magellan Health ransomware attack

magellan health data breach Date: Apr 2020 Impact: 365,000 patients Data: patient social security numbers, W-2 information and employee ID numbers

12. Nintendo data breach

nintendo data breach Date: April 2020 Impact: 300,000 accounts. Data: Account passwords, Account owner name, DOB, Email addresses, Country of residence

13. Easyjet data breach

easyjet data breach Date: May 2020 Impact: 9 million customers. Data: travel details, email addresses, and complete credit card details of 2,208 customers.

14. Mailfire data breach

mailfire data breach Date: September 2020 Impact: 100,000 users. Data: Name, Age, DOB, Gender, Location of message senders, IP addresses, Member profile pictures, Member bio descriptions

15. Twitter phone spear phishing attack 2020

twitter data breach 2020 Date: July 2020 Impact: 130 users

High profile (like Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Joe Biden and Bill Gates) accounts were publishing a bitcoin scam. 130 accounts were targeted including those of

The following message was tweeted:

“I’m giving back to the community. All bitcoin sent to the address below will be sent back doubled! If you send $1000, I will send back $2000. Only doing this for 30 minutes,”

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Data Breaches - 2019-2020