The list of data breaches includes the data collected from worldwide news reports, government reports, official press releases, media reports, and/or individuals. The goal of the data breach list is to show the state of cybersecurity and cyber crime activities throughout the year.
How many data breach records were there in 2020?
There were 23,517,981,864 known data breach records in 2020 collected in this list. Considering that the number of records of many data breaches is still unknown the total number could be significantly higher.
Ultimate List of Data Breaches in 2020
The list is sorted by date (newest on top).
Reports and Acknowledgements
We’d like to thank everyone who’s helped us keep this list regularly updated (especially our partners, patrons, and volunteers). To join our community or find out how you can contribute please visit the About page. If you know of an incident we haven’t listed yet, or you spotted a mistake, please let us know by email and help us maintain the ultimate list of data breaches as a contribution to the global cybersecurity industry.