Data Breach

Research: Hacked companies could see customer exodus if breached

Research: Hacked companies could see customer exodus if breached

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Study reveals 48 percent of people will close accounts following a data breach.

Account takeover fraud is not a lottery: lax security allows fraudsters in

Account takeover fraud is not a lottery: lax security allows fraudsters in

Roberto Valerio addresses the latest breach from the National Lottery and analyses how and why this type of fraud is on the rise

Report: Internet trust at all time low, too much data still at risk

Report: Internet trust at all time low, too much data still at risk

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Five-step approach identified by The Internet Society to address data breaches and increase online trust as it claims online trust is lower than ever before.

26,500 National Lottery accounts hacked, says operator Camelot

26,500 National Lottery accounts hacked, says operator Camelot

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Camelot, operator of the UK's National Lottery, has cited possible password reuse as the reason for a breach of 26,500 of its user accounts.

US Navy suffers data breach

US Navy suffers data breach

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The US Navy announced today that the personal data of 130,000 of its enlisted men was accessed after a contractor's laptop was breached back in October.

Food-for-who? Deliveroo feeds fraudsters

Food-for-who? Deliveroo feeds fraudsters

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The BBC's Watchdog programme has revealed its investigation into food delivery app Deliveroo which has been sending food to criminals who are using stolen login credentials to get into accounts.

Three data breach leads to two arrests

Three data breach leads to two arrests

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Mobile operator Three acknowledges that its internal systems were breached through stolen credentials, resulting in the theft of hundreds of high-value mobile phone handsets.

EU privacy regulators query Yahoo CEO on breach

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer was sent a letter from a watchdog group overseeing privacy regulators in the European Union seeking answers on the affect of a massive breach the company experienced.

Australian Red Cross data breach biggest in country's history

Australian Red Cross data breach biggest in country's history

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1.3m Australian Red Cross records leaked, exposing medical data

Hackers steal 43 million credentials from Weebly

Hackers steal 43 million credentials from Weebly

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Web design platform notifying customers after being hit eight months ago

Russian arrested by Czech officials allegedly tied to 2012 LinkedIn hack

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The Russian man that Czech authorities arrested on 5 October in collaboration with the FBI is allegedly connected to the 2012 breach of LinkedIn.

Brazil hotbed of financial fraud, report

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Brazil has emerged as a primary centre of financially motivated e-crime threat activity.

In wake of massive breach, Verizon reassessing price for Yahoo acquisition

In wake of massive breach, Verizon reassessing price for Yahoo acquisition

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The CEO of Verizon said on Monday that the telecommunications giant is still on track to acquire Yahoo, despite a massive breach of Yahoo.

ICYMI: 1Tb DDoS attack, Krebs dropped, Pippa Middleton, Yahoo!

ICYMI: 1Tb DDoS attack, Krebs dropped, Pippa Middleton, Yahoo!

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In case you missed it this week, our most popular stories included the news of biggest ever DDoS attack, Krebs dropped over other massive DDoS and future queen's younger sister hacked.

Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records

Yahoo! data breach likely exceeds 500 million records

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The security firm InfoArmor believes the Yahoo! data breach far exceeds the 500 million number, that the hack was accomplished by a cyber-gang, not a nation-state, and that overall about 3.5 billion user records have been stolen over the years.

Former insurance employees appear in court over data leak

Former insurance employees appear in court over data leak

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Two people have been charged with bribery offences, following an investigation into the suspected leak of confidential data by a former employee of insurance firm LV=.

VoIPtalk informs customers of possible data breach

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The UK voice over IP provider VoIPtalk has emailed a notification to customers warning of the potential compromise of user login credentials.

Porn site users urged to protect themselves by using 'safe words'

Porn site users urged to protect themselves by using 'safe words'

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Nearly 800,000 users' details have been stolen from porn chat site Brazzers, leading some pundits to advise users to be more creative with their passwords.

OneLogin confirms bug which allows access to Secure Notes

OneLogin confirms bug which allows access to Secure Notes

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OneLogin has confirmed that a bug has allowed a hacker to view some of its customers' encrypted Secure Notes.

Dropbox hack confirmed real, 68 million accounts affected

Dropbox hack confirmed real, 68 million accounts affected

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Dropbox hack of 68 million user account credentials has been confirmed by security researcher Troy Hunt and Motherboard. Company advising a swift change in passwords.

Russian government concern at rise in cyber-crime

Russian government concern at rise in cyber-crime

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Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru Group said that customer details stolen from 25 million customer accounts no longer have any value: Russian government reconsiders how to tackle cyber-crime.

Hackers spend a night at Opera's servers

Hackers spend a night at Opera's servers

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Browser company confirms sync servers breached, exposing passwords of millions of users

FBI investigating possible Russian hack of NY Times

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The FBI is investigating the possible hack by Russian intelligence agencies of the New York Times and other news organisations, according to a CNN report.

French submarine builder DCNS suffers data breach

French submarine builder DCNS suffers data breach

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22,000 documents have leaked from French shipbuilder DCNS which is building submarines for the Indian navy.

Sage suffers data breach from insider

Sage suffers data breach from insider

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Software company Sage has reportedly suffered a data breach orchestrated by an insider of the company. The police are investigating and the ICO has been informed.

Video: PIN is still the secret sauce for simple, effective security

Video: PIN is still the secret sauce for simple, effective security

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Protecting consumers' online digital personas is as important for the organisations collecting the data as it is for the people who are putting their faith in them.

Telegram API flaw leaks 15 million Iranian users' data

Telegram API flaw leaks 15 million Iranian users' data

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App flaw, use of SMS alerts causes Telegram to lose 15 million Iranian users' data.

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