Data Breaches

FBI Warns US Retailers To Expect Future Cyber Attacks

Warning comes in the wake in massive hack of Target customer data

8 years ago

New Target Cyber-Attack Details Emerge

Security researchers reveal details of the malware used in the damaging breach of US retailer Target

8 years ago

Twitter Says Breached Accounts Mostly Spam And Duplicates

The microblogging site also claims most logins and passwords don't match

10 years ago

Small To Medium Businesses Carry Higher Risk Of Data Breaches

A new report from Ponemon has said that there is a higher risk of data breaches among small businesses

10 years ago

YouPorn Users’ Emails And Passwords Laid Bare Online

Hackers publish personal details online - exposing security flaw that has existed for five years

10 years ago

Criticisms Gather Over EU Data Protection Proposals

The EU's Viviane Reding has announced a 'right to be forgotten' and large fines but missed the security issues, say…

10 years ago

EC Looks To Impose Massive Data Breach Fines

The European Commission is to demand the power to fine companies for data breaches under new reforms

11 years ago

ICO Warns Businesses Over Data Protection Audits

Private businesses are either refusing or are reluctant to undergo a data protection audit, the ICO says

11 years ago

Reding Forces Bankers To Own Up To Breaches

EU Commissioner Viviane Reding has confirmed that all businesses will be obliged to report data breaches

11 years ago

ICO Slaps Two Charities Over Data Breaches

Two charities breached data protection rules by failing to encrypt computer equipment that was then stolen

11 years ago

Reding Looks To Extend EU Rules On Data Breaches

Following the Sony hack breach, EU Commissioner Viviane Reding has called for sites to tell users of any breaches

11 years ago

Epsilon Data Breach Could Cost Billions

The damaging data breach at email marketing company Epsilon could end up costing £2.4 billion

11 years ago

M&S Customer Details Exposed In Epsilon Breach

The aftermath of the Epsilon breach is now reaching UK shores, with M&S customer data reportedly exposed

11 years ago

Epsilon Breach Exposes Thousands Of Emails

A potentially devastating data breach has been reported by marketing company Epsilon in the US

11 years ago

IEEE Reveals Massive Credit Card Breach

The engineering society IEEE has informed 800 members that their credit cards have been compromised

11 years ago

Metadata Could Tame Unstructured Information

Organisations are drowning in unstructured data - the only way to get control is metadata, says IDC

11 years ago

Expert To Reveal Data Theft Secrets

A security expert will use the upcoming Black Hat conference to reveal methods of sneaking data out of enterprises

11 years ago

Data Breach Disclosure Law Urged For US

A report has identified over 600 major data breaches in 2010 but there are fears many more went unreported

11 years ago

Dell Integrates Data Protection And Encryption For Windows

Dell adds file-level encryption to protect data on laptops, desktops, USB drives, external drives, and optical storage

12 years ago

Data Breaches Easy To Avoid, Report Finds

A new report has found that while data breaches are declining, many incidents could be easily avoided

12 years ago

NHS Tops ICO List For Most Data Breaches

The NHS has been named and shamed by the Information Commissioner’s Office, after it topped a list for the most…

12 years ago

Infosec 2010: Breaches Cost More Than Volcano

IT security breaches in 2009 doubled to around £10bn - five times the cost of the volcanic ash cloud

12 years ago

Infosec 2010: Data Watchdog Pushes For Prison Sentences

The ICO wants professional data thieves to be jailed but could face opposition to the plan from the next government

12 years ago

ICO Slams Council For Data Loss, Prepares For Fines

The Information Commissioner's Office has criticised a city council for the loss of voter information shortly before new powers to…

12 years ago

Data Breach Remains Top Security Worry

The ever-present threat of data breaches is keeping business executives awake at night, according to a new survey from IBM

12 years ago

New IT Security Product Assessment Tool Launched

A new self-assessment tool from Jericho Forum aims to establish a baseline for checking the effectiveness of IT security products

12 years ago

Data Watchdog: Privacy Must Not Be An Afterthought

The ICO has released a new report which includes tools to help enterprises argue a business case for data protection

12 years ago