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Fewer Data Breaches Occurred Last Year, Study Finds

The U.S. dropped from first place in leaked accounts in 2021 to third in 2022. A total of 310,855,487 accounts were leaked worldwide last year — down from 959,327,963 in 2021, a study by Surfshark finds.


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by Ray Schultz. Data breaches fell in number by 67.6% YoY in 2022, according to a study by Surfshark. Only 310,855,487 accounts were leaked worldwide last year — down from 959,327,963 in 2021. There were 10 accounts leaked per second, versus 30 in 2021.  The five most-breached countries accounted for two-thirds of all leaked accounts in 2022, and were, in order: Russia — 104,822,978China — 34,032,372 The U.S. — 23,545,821 France — 20,144,766Indonesia — 14,741,55The U.S. improved — in 2021, it was the most-breached country, with 209.8 million leaked accounts. advertisementadvertisementIn terms of sheer growth, the biggest spikes were seen in Indonesia (269%)


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