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TalkTalk blames supplier for breach affecting 4m customers

TalkTalk blames supplier for breach affecting 4m customers

UK telephone and broadband provider TalkTalk has blamed an unidentified third-party for a data breach late last year, which saw hackers steal account numbers, addresses, phone numbers - and money - from up to four million customers.

Letter to the editor: Digital Future

Target breach costs £124 million - so far

Target breach costs £124 million - so far

The costs of the Target breach dwarf the costs of increased security or insurance.

Features

ICYMI: Gov spies grab crypto keys, Masque attacks & interviewing Eugene

ICYMI: Gov spies grab crypto keys, Masque attacks & interviewing Eugene

The latest In Case You Missed It column looks at the biggest stories on SC this week, including the alleged NSA/GCHQ hack on Gemalto and our interview with Eugene Kaspersky.

Eugene Kaspersky interview: 'Critical infrastructure is under threat'

Eugene Kaspersky interview: 'Critical infrastructure is under threat'

It's been a busy few weeks for Kaspersky Lab, the anti-virus vendor behind the discovery of Equation and Carbanak groups. SC interviewed CEO Eugene Kaspersky on the disclosures, the company's direction, anti-virus and cyber-insurance.

ICYMI: UK data breaches, Carbanak and Royal Navy threats

ICYMI: UK data breaches, Carbanak and Royal Navy threats

This week's ICYMI looks at the top stories on SC this week, including new reports on UK data breaches and the Carabanak cyber-crime gang.

Opinion

How does PCI DSS 3.0 affect you?

How does PCI DSS 3.0 affect you?

Suspicious activity now needs to be monitored in the entire processing chain, hence implementing PCI DSS 3.0 helps stop attacks before compromises occur says Ross Brewer.

Turning the tide on APTs and nation state attackers

Turning the tide on APTs and nation state attackers

Deal with APT intruders logically, not emotionally, and get the upper-hand - even if that means leaving them on the network says Mike Auty,

Ensuring mobile data remains secure

Ensuring mobile data remains secure

Containerisation - separating business and personal data and apps - is an effective way to ensure BYOD doesn't compromise corporate data security says David Brady.