Data Leakage

Hackers steal 130,000 sailors' details in US Navy breach
Security

Hackers steal 130,000 sailors' details in US Navy breach

Cyber criminals target HPE contractor's laptop to steal details
24 Nov 2016
Two-thirds of London councils have suffered data breaches
London
data protection

Two-thirds of London councils have suffered data breaches

FoI: London boroughs claim no user account data was leaked
23 Nov 2016
Obama won't pardon Snowden
Security

Obama won't pardon Snowden

"I can't pardon someone who hasn't gone before a court and presented themselves," he said.
22 Nov 2016
This algorithm can probably guess your password
Security

This algorithm can probably guess your password

TarGuess framework uses mathematical models to crack your paswords
7 Nov 2016
Watch: Now this is how you securely erase data
Security

Watch: Now this is how you securely erase data

Delete your data properly - by smashing your laptop to pieces
4 Nov 2016
550,000 Red Cross blood donor records leaked
Hackers
News

550,000 Red Cross blood donor records leaked

Australian Red Cross Blood Service reports massive security breach
28 Oct 2016
How to handle personal data (without getting hacked)
business intelligence (BI)

How to handle personal data (without getting hacked)

The IT Pro Panel asks how you can handle personal data safely
14 Oct 2016
iOS 10 flaw exposes iPhone data to hackers
hacking

iOS 10 flaw exposes iPhone data to hackers

Vulnerability makes it simple for hackers to crack users' backup passwords
26 Sep 2016
Would you drop a company because it was hacked?
Security

Would you drop a company because it was hacked?

Half of Brits say they'd ditch firms that leak their data, but experience suggests otherwise
16 Sep 2016
Seagate sued by employees after phishing scam
Server & storage

Seagate sued by employees after phishing scam

Employee sent staff's personal details to criminal purporting to be CEO
13 Sep 2016
Google patches a Nexus 5X security bug
Security

Google patches a Nexus 5X security bug

IBM’s security team found the Nexus 5X glitch after discovering a bypass hole
6 Sep 2016
68 million Dropbox credentials leak online
Security

68 million Dropbox credentials leak online

Old hack from 2012 linked to fresh usernames and passwords data dump
31 Aug 2016
French submarines spring a security leak
News

French submarines spring a security leak

Investigations underway to find out how secret details of operating capabilities were leaked
24 Aug 2016
Apple finally introduces bug bounty programme
Bug bounty
Security

Apple finally introduces bug bounty programme

Company will offer a maximum reward of $200,000 for flaws in its security
5 Aug 2016
Police suffer 2,315 data breaches in five years
Police
News

Police suffer 2,315 data breaches in five years

Big Brother Watch argues police cannot be trusted with more personal data
5 Jul 2016
CEO's pay should be linked to security, says govt commitee
chief executive officer (CEO)

CEO's pay should be linked to security, says govt commitee

New report recommends that CEOs be held directly accountable for data breaches
20 Jun 2016
UK firms fear their data is not safe from cyber attacks
Security

UK firms fear their data is not safe from cyber attacks

Companies also admit their perimeter security won't fend off hackers
8 Jun 2016
Hacking forum Nulled.io breached, member information dumped
Security

Hacking forum Nulled.io breached, member information dumped

Vigilante hackers leak user data for dark web hacker marketplace
18 May 2016
Data breaches 'drain consumer trust in companies'
data breaches

Data breaches 'drain consumer trust in companies'

In the aftermath of TalkTalk and Ashley Madison hacks, people are less likely to give firms their data
12 May 2016
Emma Watson named in Panama Papers leaks
cyber crime

Emma Watson named in Panama Papers leaks

Harry Potter actress Emma Watson denies offshore company was used to avoid tax
11 May 2016
Love lives laid bare: are dating sites a magnet for hackers?
Internet dating
In-depth

Love lives laid bare: are dating sites a magnet for hackers?

With three high profile hacks within one year, are dating sites worth the risk?
9 May 2016
NHS hit with £180,000 fine for HIV patients data breach
News

NHS hit with £180,000 fine for HIV patients data breach

Dean Street sexual health centre leaked the details of nearly 800 patients last September
9 May 2016
Equifax 'suffers data breach'
News

Equifax 'suffers data breach'

Hackers broke into tax form system, stealing personal data, it is claimed
9 May 2016
Two laptops are lost on the tube every day, says TfL
Security

Two laptops are lost on the tube every day, says TfL

Number of lost devices has shot up by almost 80 per cent since 2010
5 May 2016