Data Breach

Polish telecom suffers major data breach following hack

Polish telecom suffers major data breach following hack

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Customer data including bank details entered on web forms lost in major data breach at Polish telecom operator.

Datadog breached, tells users to reset login credentials

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Cloud service data aggregator Datadog was hit with a data breach late last week and has sent a letter to its customers warning them to change their login credentials.

20 million Iranian mobile users' data leaked but operator denies being hacked

20 million Iranian mobile users' data leaked but operator denies being hacked

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Iran's second largest mobile operator, Irancell, lost the personal information of 20 million customers in a data leak last week but denies being hacked.

Splunk report: Majority of european orgs not prepared for cyber-attacks

Splunk report: Majority of european orgs not prepared for cyber-attacks

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New Splunk study reveals reliance on outdated technologies is leaving firms vulnerable to breaches caused by malicious insiders and "hapless users".

Unauthorised access leads to data breach of Acer's e-commerce site

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Acer has suffered a data breach in its online store. Users that accessed its e-commerce site between 28 April 2016 and 12 May 2016 may have had their information compromised due to unauthorised access of a third party.

IBM & Ponemon study: Data breach costs rising, now £2.8 mil per incident

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IBM Security today announced the results of a global study which found that the average cost of a data breach for companies surveyed has grown to £2.8 million, representing a 29 percent increase since 2013.

Millions of nodes detected that shouldn't be exposed to public network

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Major risk of hack attacks against databases are possible due to millions of systems on the internet that offer services which should not be exposed to the public.

75% of UK consumers won't do biz with a company that has been hacked

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Three quarters of UK consumers would stop doing business or cancel memberships with an organisation if it was hacked.

Nine out of 10 UK organisations vulnerable to data threats

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Eighty-nine percent of UK organisations feel somewhat or more vulnerable than they have been in the past to internal and external threats to sensitive data.

117 million LinkedIn email credentials found for sale on the dark web

117 million LinkedIn email credentials found for sale on the dark web

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The 2012 LinkedIn data breach may be the breach that just keeps on giving with the news that 117 million customer email credentials originating from that hack were found for sale on the dark web.

Fetish forum breached: 107,000 users facing major humiliation

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Over 100,000 users are at risk of public humiliation or blackmail as Rosebutt Board, a web forum dedicated to the 'anal fisting' fetish, has suffered a data breach.

ICYMI: AV halts op; Locky duped; HIV leak; Greek DdoS; Phishers strike

ICYMI: AV halts op; Locky duped; HIV leak; Greek DdoS; Phishers strike

The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at AV halts op; Locky loses out; HIV leak fine; Bank of Greece DDoSed; Investment firm spearphished.

TalkTalk profits hit by customer losses following cyber-attack

TalkTalk profits hit by customer losses following cyber-attack

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TalkTalk's CEO puts a brave face on the fallout from the cyber-attack in October but the profit figures and customer losses paint a different picture.

UAE InvestBank hacked, nearly 100k recycled data records leaked?

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A data file of 10GB holding sensitive financial data compromised from an InvestBank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been leaked online. The file contains information on tens of thousands of customers from a bank based in Sharjah.

Kiddicare suffers a data breach! 794,000 customer details are exposed

Kiddicare suffers a data breach! 794,000 customer details are exposed

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Baby retailer Kiddicare suffers a data breach that exposes 794K customer details

London NHS trust fined £180K by Information Commissioner for HIV data leak

London NHS trust fined £180K by Information Commissioner for HIV data leak

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The ICO has levied a £180,000 fine against a London HIV clinic for accidentally divulging the names and email addresses of 780 patients.

Parameter tampering flaw allowed Pwnedlist to get pwned

Parameter tampering flaw allowed Pwnedlist to get pwned

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Pwnedlist - which provided data on billions of pwned credentials - contained a flaw that allowed users to monitor breaches for arbitrary domains.

Survey: Wearable devices most likely to pose IoT security threat

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Wearables are the Internet of Things (IoT) devices most likely to emerge as a security threat or cause a breach, according to a new survey by Spiceworks and Cox Business.

Data breach threats keep 51% of biz leaders from sleeping at night

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Over half (51 percent) of senior decision-makers in large businesses are kept awake at night due to the threat of a data breach caused by a cyber-attack.

Cyber-security - Kryptonite for lawyers

Cyber-security - Kryptonite for lawyers

Analysis of the website of Mossack Fonseca, of Panama Papers 'fame', reveals glaring security weaknesses. The firm is not the only one to have been targeted by cyber-attacks. Emily Taylor suggests law firms are easy targets.

6000 staff join data breach lawsuit against Morrisons

6000 staff join data breach lawsuit against Morrisons

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Morrisons is still feeling the ramifications of a data breach two years ago as 6000 current and former staff signed up to a group lawsuit ahead of the 8 April deadline.

ICYMI: Panama leak; Ethical Top 15; What'sApp encryption; door hack

ICYMI: Panama leak; Ethical Top 15; What'sApp encryption; door hack

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The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Panamanian papers - insider or email hack? Top 15 ethical hackers; WhatsApp end-to-end encryption; door control vulnerability

Data breach authority Verizon Enterprise breached; 1.5 million customers impacted

Data breach authority Verizon Enterprise breached; 1.5 million customers impacted

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Known for its highly respected Data Breach Investigations Report, Verizon Enterprise Solutions has suffered its own data breach, after a cyber-criminal was discovered selling information linked to 1.5 million of its customers.

Hackers knock security provider Staminus and KKK.com offline

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The security firm Staminus was knocked offline allegedly by a group calling itself FTA, which then began posting the web data pulled from the company's servers.

Ofcom investigates former employee after data breach

Ofcom investigates former employee after data breach

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Media watchdog sends out notification letters to partners after ex-employee offered data to "major broadcaster"

90% of UK CIOs fear GDPR

90% of UK CIOs fear GDPR

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A new survey by Egress Software has shown UK CIOs to be wary of incoming EU data protection laws

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