In August 2023, several high-profile data breaches exposed personal data of millions. The organizations impacted were Duolingo (2.6 million users), IBM MOVEit (4.1 million patients), the Police Service of Northern Ireland (all officers), Tesla (75,000 individuals), and Forever 21 (500,000 customers). In addition, a major US hospital network stall was hit by a ransomware attack, affecting 16 hospitals and 166 outpatient centres and clinics.
Open source leaders are pushing for permanent government financing to maintain open source projects. They argue that as government oversight is vital to the national