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Irish Regulator Investigates Facebook Over ‘Data Leak’

After the discovery last week of a dataset of 533 million Facebook users, Irish regulator warns firm it may have…

2 days ago

LinkedIn Data Of 500 Million Users Being Sold Online – Report

Scraped data of nearly half a billion LinkedIn users is being sold online, with two million records being published as…

1 week ago

European Commission Suffers ‘IT Security Incident’ – Report

Cyberattack carried out last month on the IT systems of the European Commission and a number of other European Union…

1 week ago

Billions Of Emails, Passwords Leaked Online

Huge exposure of personal emails and passwords found on dark web hacker forum, is a compilation of many previous breaches

2 months ago

Hackers Release Data Stolen In Sepa Ransomware Attack

Hackers have released confidential business and staff data stolen in a Christmas Eve ransomware attack on Sepa after the agency…

3 months ago

People’s Energy Data Breach Impacts 270,000 Customers

Entire customer database of People's Energy stolen, compromising names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, and energy meter IDs

4 months ago

Bristol City Council Data Breach Revealed Names Of Disabled Children

Mass email from the council contained the names and email addresses of children with special educational needs and disabilities

5 months ago

ICO Hits Ticketmaster With £1.2m Data Breach Fine

Data breach on website in 2018, results in the ICO data protection watchdog hitting Ticketmaster with a hefty £1.25 million…

5 months ago

UK Watchdog Fines Marriott £18.4m For Data Breach

UK data protection watchdog ICO lowers fine for Marriott data breach to £18.4m, down from a £99 million fine issued…

6 months ago

Finnish Therapy Patients Blackmailed After Data Breach

New low. Confidential records of thousands of psychotherapy patients in Finland compromised, with some patients now being blackmailed

6 months ago

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…

6 months 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

9 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…

10 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

11 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…

11 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…

11 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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

1 year ago