Data Leakage

How to protect against a DDoS attack
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How to protect against a DDoS attack

DDoS attacks are on the up - here's how to fight back
14 Oct 2020
Fitness Depot notifies customers of data breach
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Fitness Depot notifies customers of data breach

The fitness retailer has said its ISP was to blame for a breach of its online store
8 Jun 2020
Printing company exposes 343GB of sensitive military data
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Printing company exposes 343GB of sensitive military data

The leak is the latest in a series of data blunders discovered by vpnMentor's web-mapping project
20 Mar 2020
Ex-Equifax CIO to serve four months for insider trading
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Ex-Equifax CIO to serve four months for insider trading

Jun Ying “abused the trust placed in him” to profit from advanced knowledge of the disastrous data breach
2 Jul 2019
30% of CEOs have had their credentials leaked
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30% of CEOs have had their credentials leaked

Username and password re-use potentially puts corporate information at risk - study
25 Oct 2017
Plastic surgery clinic hit by hackers
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Plastic surgery clinic hit by hackers

Dark Overlord hackers steal data from London Bridge Plastic Surgery clinic
24 Oct 2017
US security secrets stolen in Russian NSA hack: reports
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US security secrets stolen in Russian NSA hack: reports

Hacking tools allegedly snatched when worker loaded them onto home computer
6 Oct 2017
Nottingham County Council fined £70,000 for data leak
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Nottingham County Council fined £70,000 for data leak

The data of 3,000 vulnerable people was accessible through Google
4 Sep 2017
Canadian university loses $11.8m in email phishing scam
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Canadian university loses $11.8m in email phishing scam

Employees at MacEwan University were led to believe a client was changing account details
1 Sep 2017
ICO fines TalkTalk £100k for data breach
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ICO fines TalkTalk £100k for data breach

Data watchdog found that the company failed to use adequate safeguards
11 Aug 2017
HBO hackers add ransom note with fresh Game of Thrones leaks
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HBO hackers add ransom note with fresh Game of Thrones leaks

Latest HBO leak includes more GoT scripts as pressure on HBO builds
8 Aug 2017
Sweden leaked confidential data to IBM in outsourcing deal
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Sweden leaked confidential data to IBM in outsourcing deal

The historical leak was only made public this week, and involved 'protected identities'
25 Jul 2017
Ashley Madison breach leads to $11.2m settlement
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Ashley Madison breach leads to $11.2m settlement

Parent company Ruby Corp will pay 37 million users - report
17 Jul 2017
Marketing firm leaks 200m US citizens' personal data
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Marketing firm leaks 200m US citizens' personal data

The exposed database includes personal information, as well as political preferences and religious views
20 Jun 2017
Basildon Council fined £150,000 after revealing data online
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Basildon Council fined £150,000 after revealing data online

Authority exposed personal data including mental health issues
1 Jun 2017
26,000 customers affected by Debenhams Flowers cyber attack
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26,000 customers affected by Debenhams Flowers cyber attack

Credit card details and personal data leaked following an attack on the retailer's flowers website
5 May 2017
Three suffers another data breach
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Three suffers another data breach

Personal data gets exposed to the wrong customers via My3 portal
21 Mar 2017
Thousands of NHS Wales employees' data stolen in hack
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Thousands of NHS Wales employees' data stolen in hack

Data breach hits cleaners, radiographers and students
13 Mar 2017
Spammers 'leak database of 1.4 billion users'
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Spammers 'leak database of 1.4 billion users'

The data hoard was discovered after an alleged faulty backup
7 Mar 2017
1 million Coachella festival goers hacked
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1 million Coachella festival goers hacked

People's personal details were stolen, but their financial data is safe, says promoter
3 Mar 2017
Cloudflare bug leaks personal info from 120,000 sites
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Cloudflare bug leaks personal info from 120,000 sites

Hackers are not exploiting 'Cloudbleed' flaw, says CTO
24 Feb 2017
Witcher 3 dev forums hacked, 1.8 million accounts stolen
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Witcher 3 dev forums hacked, 1.8 million accounts stolen

Usernames, passwords and email addresses stolen from the CD Projekt RED forum
31 Jan 2017
Data breach site LeakedSource taken down in police raid
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Data breach site LeakedSource taken down in police raid

A forum note suggests the site has had assets seized as part of a federal investigation
27 Jan 2017