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British Airways Hit With Record £20m Fine For Data Breach

Data protection watchdog reconsiders its £183.4 million fine against British Airways for 2018 data breach, and lowers it down to…

4 days ago

Former Uber Security Chief Charged For Data Breach Cover-Up

Uber's former security boss, Joe Sullivan, charged by US DoJ for covering up 2016 data breach, that was exposed a…

2 months ago

Personal Data Of 24 Million South Africans Exposed By Experian Breach

Oh dear. Fraudster is blamed for breach of credit agency Experian, which has exposed the personal data of 24 million…

2 months ago

Marriott International Sued In High Court Over Massive Data Breach

Hotel chain Marriott International is facing a class action lawsuit in London by millions of former guests, due to its…

2 months ago

Hacker Forums Contain Over 15 Billion Stolen Credentials

Sheer scale of stolen user data available online on hacker foums revealed in a report from data loss detection firm…

3 months ago

US Police Forces Hit By Huge Data Breach

Activist hackers release 24 years' worth of data from hundreds of police forces in move timed to coincide with protests…

4 months ago

Popular Maths Site Investigates ‘Potential Data Compromise’

Students and children at risk as more than 25 million account credentials allegedly stolen from Mathway offered for sale online

5 months ago

EasyJet Hack: Security Expert Reactions

Beware the phishing scams warn experts, as the hack of easyJet make available more valuable personal information on the dark…

5 months ago

EasyJet Admits Hack From ‘Highly Sophisticated Source’

Personal information of 9 million customers accessed in a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack, which saw the credit card details of 2,200…

5 months ago

Ransomware Gang Releases Secret Industrial Documents

DoppelPaymer ransomware developers release files stolen from contractors to SpaceX, Tesla, Boeing, Lockheed-Martin and US Navy

6 months ago

Marriott International Hit By Second Data Breach

Not again. Hotel chain confirms it has suffered a second data breach that affects approximately 5.2 million guests around the…

7 months ago

Virgin Media Data Breach Impacts 900,000 Customers

Privacy gaffe. Personal data of 900,000 Virgin Media customers was left on an unsecured marketing database for ten months, ISP…

8 months ago

Facial Recognition Firm Clearview AI Hacked

Privacy compromise. American company that has a database of more than three billion photographs of people has been hacked

8 months ago

Samsung Admits Rogue Alert Resulted In Data Breach

Breach admission. Samsung now admits its rogue alert last week in its Find My Mobile app resulted in some users…

8 months ago

MGM Resorts Admits Data Breach Of 10.6 Million Guests

Casino owner MGM has admitted it suffered a data breach in 2019, that included information about celebrities and CEO's of…

8 months ago

Canadian Military Contractor Hit By Ransomware

Ransomware attackers claimed to stolen 60GB of data from Canadian defence contractor after ransomware attack in December 2019

9 months ago

Microsoft Confirms Breach Of 250 Million Customer Service Records

My bad. 250 million customer service and support records have been exposed by Microsoft on unsecured cloud database during the…

9 months ago

Two Arrested Over Site Offering 12 Billion Hacked User Records

Arrests in Netherlands and Northern Ireland as FBI seizes WeLeakInfo.com, which offered index of 10,000 data breaches for as little…

9 months ago

British Passport Data Exposed On Unsecured AWS Bucket

Who is to blame? Unsecured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket held passport scans and other sensitive personal data, but the…

9 months ago

Facebook Lawsuit After Hack Must Not Include Damages – US Judge

Facebook should not face financial damage claims after the hack of 29 million accounts, but can pressure for better security

11 months ago

OnePlus Hit By Fresh Cyber-Attack

Hackers make off with customers' personal details in second online attack to affect Chinese smartphone maker in two years

11 months ago

Labour Party Claims It Was Hit By Large-Scale Cyberattack

Weeks before the general election, the Labour Party claims its systems have been subjected to a cyberattack

11 months ago

Morrisons Tells Supreme Court It Is Not Liable For Breach

Not our fault. Supermarket tells Supreme Court it was not liable for 2014 hack of staff payroll data

12 months ago

Former Trend Micro Staffer Sold Customer Data

Rogue employee at security vendor Trend Micro sold data of 68,000 customers to third party

12 months ago

Equifax Used Default ‘Admin’ Password, Lawsuit Alleges

Lawsuit alleges Equifax failed to take the most basic security precautions that resulted in highly damaging breach in 2017

12 months ago

ECB Closes Website After Breach By ‘Unauthorised Parties’

European central bank shuts down banking industry website after it discovers it was accessed by unknown parties

1 year ago

Human Error Blamed For Visa Data Breach Down Under

Personal information of 317 people applying for Australian visas leaked after email blunder, ABC investigation finds

1 year ago

Choice Hotels Data Breach Affects 700,000 Records

Does it ever stop? Another day, another breach, as hackers demand ransom for 700,000 customer records

1 year ago

Data Breach Costs Desjardins Hefty $53m

Data breach that exposed personal information of 2.9 million members costs Canadian financial firm millions

1 year ago

Facebook To Pay Record $5bn Fine For FTC Settlement

“But we only budgeted $3bn!” Zuckerberg and co going to have dig into the kitty to pay mammoth penalty

1 year ago