It would appear both need a lesson on password-hygiene: government ministers are re-using government credentials for social media accounts, and Virgin Media customers aren't changing their default router password.
Ten percent of small business owners and employees in the UK admit to having poor security habits. The surveyed individuals admitted to regularly sharing confidential files on personal devices or sending documents to their personal emails rather than work emails.
One of London's most prestigious universities is fighting off a ransomware infection, according to its information security team.
Verizon has finally acquired Yahoo, at a discounted price, after a deal marred by the admission that Yahoo had been subject to two of the largest breaches ever recorded.
Gloucester City Council must pay £100,000 to the Information Commissioner after it fell victim to the HeartBleed vulnerability, months after it had been patched.
Authorities in China have unmasked a massive underground market where Apple contractors were selling user data of Apple's Chinese customers.
Hackers on Tuesday publicly posted more than 25,000 files and private images stolen from a Lithuanian plastic surgery clinic
A Russian accused by the FBI of hacking into a number of US companies is a step closer to extradition from the Czech Republic.
Kromtech researcher finds massive database of account credentials collated and curated from previously published data breaches.
Two-thirds of the UK public have lost trust in or even boycotted businesses that mishandle data.
Intrusions by hackers are all but inevitable, but Matt Little says organisations can minimise the damage from a breach by encrypting their proprietary information and customer data.
The clothing retailer has had payment card malware harvesting customer details for nearly a year.
Despite most UK and US businesses reporting cyber-security breaches in the last year, large numbers of them overestimate their readiness to fight breaches.
Jon Lucas explores the security features that organisations should look for when entrusting their data to managed service providers.
The users of Guardian Soulmates have gotten the Ashley Madison treatment as an exposure of user data has led to a series of users receiving lascivious spam emails.
The Flowers website of Debenhams, the UK's largest department store chain (in outlet numbers), was hit with a breach.
"Could've been China, could've been a lot of different groups," the US president said.
Two men were convicted in the UK for the 2015 TalkTalk breach after admitting their part in the attack that affected 160,000 customers.
IBM's X-Force Research Team has found that cyber-criminals follow Willie Sutton's old-school, analog advice on why to rob banks because "that is where the money is."
Roman Seleznev, a Russian born master hacker, has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for the unprecedented scale of his financial crimes.
Black Duck's new report showcasing widespread vulnerabilities in open source software challenges the widely and tightly held belief in Linus' law.
A breach on the card systems of a major international hotel chain looks much larger than initially expected.
After alleged comments from Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel appeared in Variety, hackers in India, as yet unidentified, took the disparaging remarks personally and in an apparent act of revenge claimed to have posted personal details of 1.7 million Snapchat users online.
An update to car parking payment app "RingGo" has led to the exposure of the personal details of thousands of UK drivers.
The threat actors have reportedly changed the bank-deposit information on the compromised accounts to steal thousands from the users.
Almost 1.4 billion data records compromised in 2016 as hackers targeted large-scale databases across multiple industries.
Brian Vecci discusses last year's Sports Direct data breach and how the company has been accused of failing to tell its employees that their personal details may have been accessed by a hacker.
The New York attorney general has announced a large rise in reported data breaches over 2016.
Three Mobile customers of Three UK are reporting logging into their accounts only to find the information of complete strangers.
One IT administrator is being sued by a former employer for allegedly accessing the company's networks in his new job to gain some kind of competitive advantage.