SQL injection to blame for Racing Post incursion
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined the Ministry of Justice £180,000 for losing information on almost 3,000 prisoners.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at rumours on a new NSA insider, hackable living rooms and if police are turning the tide on cyber-criminals.
Very little companies can do to defend themselves against state-sponsored attacks, says Storm Guidance director Sarb Sembhi.
Around 30 computers at Malaysian law enforcement agencies looking into the disappearance of the MH370 airplane have reportedly been hacked, with perpetrators making off with confidential data on the aircraft.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at data breach response, new concerns on EU privacy and claims that the internet is breaking 'under its own weight'.
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) highlights from the Black Hat conference, and reaction to the 'biggest data breach ever'.
Gamma International Ltd - an Anglo-German company that makes and sells FinFisher spyware to various European, American and Asia Pacific governments and law enforcement agencies - has been bit by a big data breach, revealing hundreds of confidential documents.
German security research firm G Data is warning of a newly discovered RAT called IcoScript that hides behind popular email services like Yahoo Mail, giving corporate security teams another attack 'vector' to worry about.
This week's In Case You Missed It column considers early security questions on driverless cars, the hidden cost behind data breaches and new claims of industrial cyber espionage.
Popular bookmaker Paddy Power has admitted that a data breach it suffered it 2010 affected 649,055 people - around a third of all customers - but stresses that no financial information or passwords were compromised.
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This week's In Case You Missed column considers the possibility of cyber warfare, the money reaching cyber security start-ups and how charity can start at home for InfoSec practitioners.
The European Central Bank admitted today that its website was hacked and said that some email addresses and other contact information was stolen.
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) column takes a look at Google's Project Zero, accusations of double-standards at the ICO and the need to share intelligence on critical infrastructure.
John Donahoe, the chief executive officer of eBay, has confirmed that May's data breach has had a negative impact on revenues and user activity.
New research from IT security vendor Websense and Ponemon Institute indicates that security professionals want their companies to invest in new technology, but are doing little to 'upskill' existing staff.
IT technology website lost data on one million users to Russian hackers.
More than 96 percent of organisations experienced a significant IT security incident in the past year.
A study of some of the UK's top chief information security officers (CISOs) has revealed that just 21 percent are conducting security awareness training on a regular basis.
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UK-based travel booking website Hotel Hippo appears to have closed just one week after an independent security consultant found that the firm had weak security and privacy controls.
A new study from IT governance reveals that a half of IT staff believe that their company may have suffered a data breach without it being detected.
Dated data protection laws, punitive punishments and an inability to classify data are problems for businesses in the age of ever-increasing data breaches, says Martin Sugden.
Traditional antivirus (AV) products have been taking a beating in the media recently, but why? The reason is simple; they cannot and do not protect you from new malware.
Two-factor authentication can be bypassed on some of PayPal's mobile applications.
Get your incident response plan in place, and practice it if you want to ensure you're back up and running quickly following a breach says Ted Julian.
The personal data of up to 10,000 NHS patients may have been compromised in a data breach that one leading industry expert has described as showing a "truly shameful level of negligence and disregard for personal data".
Details of 600,000 French and Belgian customers to be released tonight if ransom not paid today say hackers.
A spate of DDoS attacks against cloud services Evernote and Feedly is the talk of this week's In Case You Missed It column.