List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2021 – 9.8 million records breached

IT Governance

We found a comparatively low 9,780,931 breached records from publicly disclosed security incidents in June 2021. But don’t be fooled by that number – it comes from 106 incidents, which is roughly average for the year.

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Krebs on Security

based tech firm to secretly embed tiny computer chips into electronic devices purchased and used by almost 30 different companies. based tech giant Supermicro was somehow caught up in a plan to quietly insert a rice-sized computer chip on the circuit boards that get put into a variety of servers and electronic components purchased by major vendors, allegedly including Amazon and Apple.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2020 – 8.8 billion records breached

IT Governance

Russian military accessed Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emails in 2015 hack (unknown). ATM manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf hit by ransomware attack (unknown). Advanced Computer Software Group exposed data of 190 law firms (10,000).

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John Battelle's Searchblog

Another wonderful example is the Global Positioning System (GPS), once the realm only of the United States military, but now the driver of countless commercial opportunities around the globe (again thanks to decisions made during the Clinton administration). Two years ago he sold his cleantech startup Zensi to Belkin International , a 30-year old computer networking and accessory firm in Los Angeles.