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Apple Working To Patch Safari Data Leak Vulnerability

Oh dear, not so private. Webkit browser engine flaw has been leaking user ID and browser data since iOS 15…

5 days ago

MoD Web Gaffe Exposes Special Forces Weapon Data

Secret data of enhanced weapons exposed in embarrassing cut-and-paste blunder, mirroring similar mistake in 2011 of data concerning nuclear submarines

4 months ago

Twitch Confirms Huge Data Breach Of Confidential Data

Amazon's video streaming service Twitch admits it has suffered a huge data breach, after source code and earnings information is…

4 months ago

CIA Mulled Killing Julian Assange, After Leak Of Hacking Secrets

Furious CIA officials in 2017 reportedly considered abducting and even assassinating WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, over Vault 7 leak

4 months ago

Home Addresses Of Gun Owners Leaked By Activist

Animal rights activist effectively publishes a map that reportedly shows the home addresses of thousands of UK gun owners

5 months ago

Microsoft Power Apps Data Leak Impacts 38 Million People

Check default settings. Names, phone and social security numbers made public to organisations using Microsoft’s Power Apps platform

5 months ago

Saudi Aramco Confirms Data Breach After $50m Ransom Demand

World's largest oil producer Saudi Aramco confirms compromise of some of its data, after hacker demands $50 million ransom

6 months ago

Track-and-Trace Personal Data Stolen In The Netherlands

Leak surrounding the Netherlands’ coronavirus track-and-trace programme, results in the personal data of people being stolen, amid curfew riots

12 months 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

3 years ago

Home Office Admits EU Citizen Breach

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

3 years ago

Majority Of Hotels Leak Personal Data – Symantec

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

3 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

3 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

3 years ago

Merkel Included In Hack Of German Politicians

Personal data belonging to Chancellor Angela Merkel included in hack of hundreds of German politicians

3 years ago

Apple Source Code For iBoot Gets Posted Online

Apple orders immediate removal as source code for iBoot, a vital iOS program, gets posted online on GitHub

4 years ago

Amazon Hopes AWS Macie Machine Learning Tool Will Stem Cloud Data Loss

AWS SUMMIT: Amazon has released Macie, an AI-powered tool aimed at securing data held in the cloud, following a string…

4 years ago

Dow Jones AWS S3 Server Error Leaks Personal Data Of 2.2 Million Customers

The exposed data includes names, addresses and the last four digits of credit card numbers

5 years ago

Bupa Global Admits Data Breach Of Health Insurance Information

Firm admits employee action resulted in breach of customer data including names and date of births

5 years ago

WWE Data Leak Exposes Personal Info Of Three Million Fans

Unprotected AWS server lets anyone get up close and personal with WWE customer data

5 years ago

Microsoft Upgrades Office 365’s Compliance Controls

Microsoft adds new features that help compliance officers in highly-regulated industries keep a tighter lid on sensitive information

5 years ago

Angry UEA Students Criticise University After Confidential Data Leak

Students dismayed after personal information is sent to over 300 colleagues

5 years ago

Infosec 2017: ShadowBrokers Means Business Following NSA Leaks

The group has big plans for its stolen NSA data

5 years ago

IBM Security: Data Leaks Grew By 566 Percent in 2016

Spam Skyrockets and cyber criminals turn to unstructured data as the number of compromised records goes through the roof in…

5 years ago

US Military Suffers Massive Leak Of Confidential Air Force Data

The leaked military documents have been described as the "holy grail" for foreign spies

5 years ago

Sports Direct Hides Massive 2016 Data Breach From 30,000 Employees

Security experts lambaste the retailers handling of the data breach

5 years ago

NSA Contractor Indicted For Stealing 50TB Of Classified Data

Booz Allen contractor Harold Martin could be the next Edward Snowden

5 years ago

High-Profile Mobile Websites And Apps Caught Leaking Sensitive Data

More than 200 mobile websites and apps, including the Royal Mail and Deezer, have been caught exposing sensitive consumer and…

5 years ago

Yahoo Investigates Cookie Powered Password Bypass Hack

The scope of knowledge Yahoo's staff had of the 2014 data breach is also under scrutiny

5 years ago

Cisco Admits Incorrect Security Setup Caused Job Applicant Data Leak

Privacy facepalm. Personal details of people applying for jobs at Cisco leaked from unsecure website

5 years ago

Adult FriendFinder Sex And Dating Website Allegedly Hacked Again

Surely not? Hackers claim to have penetrated (ahem) online sex and swinger website yet again

5 years ago