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The 10 Biggest Data Breaches of 2022 (So Far)

Jay Fitzgerald

The number of victims per incident may be down, but the number of actual breaches continues to rise, according to the Identify Theft Research Center.

2. Beetle Eye
Number of individuals impacted: 7 million

Beetle Eye, which is an online tool that helps marketers with their email marketing campaigns, experienced a major breach apparently caused by a misconfigured AWS S3 Bucket that was left without any encryption, according to a report at Data Breach Today.

Researchers at Website Planet first discovered the breach at the Sarasota, Fl.-based Beetle Eye, which reportedly left its Amazon S3 bucket open, exposing sensitive data belonging to an estimated 7 million people.

 
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