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More data stolen in January 2021 than in all of 2017, says report

May 26, 2021

A total of 878.17 million data records were compromised worldwide in January 2021 alone, more than in the entire 12 months of 2017, setting 2021 on course to be a record-breaker in terms of breach volumes.

That is according to an analysis of thousands of published data breach details by researchers at Imperva in the compilation of a newly published report, Lessons learned from analysing 100 data breaches.

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