32 million records compromised in 95 security incidents in November 2022

December 4, 2022 |

Itgovernance reports that that in November there were 95 breaches resulting in 32,051,144 records being affected.  What is significant is almost half of the records affected came from 2 data breaches, Whoosh and Twitter.

The report provides:

Welcome to our November 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. We identified 95 security incidents throughout the month, accounting for 32,051,144 breached records.

Almost half of that figure comes from two incidents. The first was a data breach at Twitter, in the latest PR disaster for the social media giant. Reports emerged late last week that user records were stolen using an API vulnerability that has since been fixed.

The second was a cyber attack on the Russian scooter-sharing service Whoosh, which was discovered after customers’ data was put up for sale on the dark web.

As always, you can find the full list of data breaches and cyber attacks below, divided into their respective categories.

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Some of the significant data breaches were:

 

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