In June of 2014, The code hosting and project management provider known as CodeSpaces.com was forced to shut down after a series of events in which an Unknown threat actor performed a well-organized Denial of Service attack and attempted to demand payment. The threat actor accessed Codespaces Amazon Account when negotiations fell through, deleting data and backups.
FTX, a crypto-currency exchange, found itself in bankruptcy. At the moment of the leadership transition, over $400 million in crypto-currency was transferred from FTX’s wallets. The FTX trustee management discovered many poor cloud practices during the unwinding process.