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MoD data breach ‘put lives of Afghan interpreters at risk’
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MoD data breach ‘put lives of Afghan interpreters at risk’

The blunder exposed the email addresses of 250 interpreters seeking relocation
21 Sep 2021
Eight US investment firms fined over inadequate cyber security policies
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Eight US investment firms fined over inadequate cyber security policies

Failures in the companies’ cyber security practices resulted in the leak of thousands of customer and client records
3 Sep 2021
Google takes down map showing homes of 111,000 Guntrader customers
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Google takes down map showing homes of 111,000 Guntrader customers

Recently hacked data was linked to Google Maps by animal rights activists
2 Sep 2021
Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security
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Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security

Hackers have turned their attention to SMBs - and the consequences could be grave
30 Aug 2021
Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records
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Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records

Sensitive data including contact tracing, COVID vaccine status as well as names and email addresses have been leaked
24 Aug 2021
The cyber security skills your business needs
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The cyber security skills your business needs

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, so it's important your staff are equipped with the right tools
19 Aug 2021
Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed
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Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed

The state is following up to ensure no information was transferred to bad actors
18 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records
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T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records

A preliminary assessment by the US operator found that the stolen data includes SSN and driver’s license information
18 Aug 2021
Pearson fined $1 million for downplaying severity of 2018 breach
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Pearson fined $1 million for downplaying severity of 2018 breach

The SEC found the London-based firm made “misleading statements and omissions” about the intrusion
17 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms it was hit by a data breach
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T-Mobile confirms it was hit by a data breach

The US operator has not yet determined if there is any personal customer data involved
17 Aug 2021
Data breach exposes millions of seniors' data
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Data breach exposes millions of seniors' data

Misconfigured S3 bucket had exposed personal information on three million people
9 Aug 2021
Data breach costs surge to record high in 2021
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Data breach costs surge to record high in 2021

The cost in the UK was above the global average, but the US is home to the most expensive data breaches
28 Jul 2021
UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach
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UK gun owners urged to be ‘vigilant’ after Guntrader data breach

100,000 customer names and addresses have been published to the dark web
23 Jul 2021
Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour
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Don’t just educate: Create cyber-safe behaviour

Designing effective security awareness and training programmes
15 Jul 2021
What is island hopping?
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What is island hopping?

Far from being part of an exotic holiday, island hopping is a hacking technique that could pose a serious threat to your business
15 Jul 2021
Morgan Stanley admits to breach after Accellion FTA hack
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Morgan Stanley admits to breach after Accellion FTA hack

Investment bank said social security numbers and sensitive personal information were stolen during the raid
9 Jul 2021
British Airways settles with 2018 data breach victims
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British Airways settles with 2018 data breach victims

However, the resolution does not include any admission of liability by the UK’s flag carrier airline
6 Jul 2021
LinkedIn denies data breach that reportedly exposed 700 million user records
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LinkedIn denies data breach that reportedly exposed 700 million user records

Report claims 'breach' led to profiles belonging to 92% of LinkedIn users being put up for sale on a popular hacker forum
30 Jun 2021
North Korean hackers target nuclear research centre
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North Korean hackers target nuclear research centre

The attack on a South Korean government-funded research institute has been described as “a massive security breach”
18 Jun 2021
CVS Health data breach leaves a billion records exposed
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CVS Health data breach leaves a billion records exposed

A misconfigured cloud service is the suspected cause of the exposure
16 Jun 2021
Alibaba data breach exposes 1.1 billion pieces of data
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Alibaba data breach exposes 1.1 billion pieces of data

Usernames and mobile numbers were included in the breach which affected Taobao, Alibaba’s shopping website
16 Jun 2021
Millions of Volkswagen customers affected by data breach
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Millions of Volkswagen customers affected by data breach

The incident stems from a vendor that left customer information unsecured
14 Jun 2021
Personal data exposed in McDonald’s data breach
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Personal data exposed in McDonald’s data breach

Hackers steal information from systems based in the US, South Korea and Taiwan
14 Jun 2021