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NHS staff issued with fresh cyber security guidance

New campaign focuses on password security, phishing, social engineering, and on-site 'tailgating'
23 Sep 2019
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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
17 Sep 2019
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Data on every Ecuadorian citizen leaked online

Information relating to almost 17 million people left exposed on an AWS server
16 Sep 2019
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UNICEF leaks personal data of 8,000 users

The security leak was quickly and proactively remedied and it's confident that it won't face a GDPR probe
12 Sep 2019
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Most UK businesses are still not GDPR compliant

Despite the having taken effect more than a year ago, a 'good enough' approach is taking over
11 Sep 2019
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Equifax named the most Googled data breach of all time

2014's Heartbleed takes the top spot for cyber threat searches
11 Sep 2019
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An inside job: The human factor of cybersecurity

Deploying the latest cybersecurity systems across your business is essential – but your staff could be the weakest link in your security
9 Sep 2019
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Monster data leak exposes job seeker data

Unprotected server contained CVs from between 2014 and 2017
6 Sep 2019
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xkcd webcomic forums hit by data breach

Hackers make off with usernames, email addresses and passwords belonging to message board users
2 Sep 2019
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Why you should be terrified by biometric technology

Unless our apathy towards data protection changes, we may soon lose something we can’t replace
21 Aug 2019
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Adult site Luscious suffers massive data breach

Users of the adult site saw thier personal information tied to their real identity leaked and exposed
20 Aug 2019
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Facebook failed to warn users of 2018 breach, lawsuit claims

Court filings say the social network chose to protect employees over its users
16 Aug 2019
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Google: 1.5% of all login attempts use compromised passwords

Report says popular sites like Netflix and a number of government portals are at risk of 'credential stuffing'
16 Aug 2019
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Huge biometric breach found in system used by Met police

Research team could see users accessing secured facilities in real time
14 Aug 2019
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Enterprises urged to scan networks for F5 BIG-IP flaw

Compromised devices are difficult to detect and can act as a springboard for further attacks
9 Aug 2019
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Hackers may start 'Warshipping' businesses to steal data

IBM's latest imagined attack vector could soon be a reality
8 Aug 2019
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Twitter owns up to third-party data breaches

Internal error sees personal information used for targeted ads without permission
7 Aug 2019
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GitHub faces lawsuit for role in Capital One leak

Class action complaint accuses the platform of failing to detect and remove hacked data for three months
5 Aug 2019
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Hack on ecommerce site StockX hits 6.8 million customers

The company initially told its customers that password resets were due to "system updates"
5 Aug 2019
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Equifax: An object lesson in how not to handle a data breach

The company's disgraceful post-incident conduct is nothing short of a slap in the face for victims
2 Aug 2019
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Vodafone, Ford potentially targeted by Capital One hacker

Slack messages reveal data breach could be far worse than previously thought
1 Aug 2019
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Equifax victims will get "nowhere near" $125 promised

FTC urges claimants to opt for free credit monitoring after “overwhelming” public response
1 Aug 2019
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Under 50% of IT leaders are confident in their data security

Increased regulation and high-profile data breaches are causing concern among leaders across all departments
31 Jul 2019
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$125 Equifax compensation application now open

A further $500 is up for grabs under special circumstances
26 Jul 2019
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