data breach

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

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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year ago

Former Trend Micro Staffer Sold Customer Data

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

1 year 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years ago

Data Breach Costs Desjardins Hefty $53m

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

2 years 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

2 years ago

Equifax To Pay $700m For Data Breach Settlement

Very costly. Equifax reportedly to pay hundreds of millions of dollars for data breach settlement with US regulators

2 years ago

Marriot International Faces £99m Fine For Data Breach

GDPR consequence. British data protection watchdog plans to fine hotel chain £99 million for data breach

2 years ago

Equifax Former CIO Jailed For Insider Trading

DoJ - Former CIO knew of breach and opted to excise his stock options before breach became public

2 years ago

Have I Been Pwned Website Up For Sale

Needs support. Troy Hunt puts popular security website up for sale as admin and coding take him close to burn-out

2 years ago

Database Contains Millions Of Dating App Records

Database contains 42.5 million dating app profiles discovered that contains thousands of American records

2 years ago

ICO: UK Data Breach Reports Up Four Times Under GDPR

Information commissioner urges firms to focus on 'getting it right' – but promises first GDPR penalties coming soon

2 years ago

TalkTalk Fails To Inform Customers, After Breach Data Found Online

Personal details of 4,500 customers found online, despite being told by TalkTalk the data had not been compromised

2 years ago

Russian Websites Leak Valuable Passport Data – Report

Personal and passport data on 2.25 million Russians, including high ranking government officials, leaked

2 years ago

Citrix Admits Hackers Had System Access For Six Months

Firm only found out it's core internal systems had been hacked after the FBI contacted them

2 years ago

Home Office Admits EU Citizen Breach

Government department blames 'administrative error' for disclosure of hundreds of email addresses

2 years ago

Majority Of Hotels Leak Personal Data – Symantec

Leaky hotels. Symantec study finds 67 percent of hotels worldwide leak guests' personal information

2 years ago

Facebook Takes Down Exposed User Data On Amazon Server

Mexican firm responsible however refuses to accept 540 million records on Facebook users was sensitive

2 years ago

500px Admits Data Breach

Popular photograph website admits 'data security incident' that affects millions of its users

2 years ago

South African Power Firm Eskom Fails To Secure Customer Data

Eskom criticised after failing to respond to researcher about its exposure of customer data

2 years ago

Collection 2 Data Breach Exposes 2.2 Billion Unique Accounts

Massive new data dump of 2.2 records are being distributed on hacker forums and torrents

2 years ago

Collection 1 Data Breach Exposes 773 Million Email Addresses

One of the largest ever data breaches includes hundreds of millions emails and 21 million passwords

2 years ago

German Suspect Confesses To Mass Data Leak

20 year old student admits he was behind massive data leak of German politicians, celebrities and public figures

2 years ago

NASA Staff Data Stolen In Server Hack

Houston, we have a problem. Server breach at American agency sees data stolen from past and current staff

2 years ago

RSA Conference Puts Politics, Data Protection In The Spotlight

RSA Conference 2019: Following a year of controversies around politics, misinformation, data leaks and massive security breaches, RSA Conference looks…

2 years ago