The 10 Biggest Data Breaches of 2022 (So Far)
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.
5. Lakeview Loan Servicing
Number of individuals impacted: 2.57 million
Yet another breach involving a financial-services entity, in this case Coral Gables, Fla.-based Lakeview Loan Servicing, which is now facing multiple lawsuits over a data breach that impacted millions.
The breach, which reportedly led to the theft of highly sensitive customer information, occurred from October 27 through Dec. 7, 2021. The breach was discovered in January and publicly announced in March. According to one lawsuit, some of the stolen data has been listed for sale on the “dark web,” according to a report at National Mortgage Professional.