List of data breaches and cyber attacks in July 2021 – 34 million records breached

We found 86 security incidents in July 2021, which accounted for 33,727,641 breached records.

These figures are far lower than those that we’ve seen so far this year, bring some much-needed good news in what was starting to look like a meteoric rise in cyber attacks and data breaches.

After seven months of 2021, we have recorded 815 security incidents in total, and 3,980,757,735 breached records.

As always, you can find the full list of incidents below, with those affecting UK organisations listed in bold.

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Cyber attacks


Data breaches

Financial information

Malicious insiders and miscellaneous incidents