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Carphone Warehouse fined for ‘striking’ number of failures that led to data breach 0

Information Commissioner’s Office fines company £400,000 for ‘concerning’ security issues following investigation of hack of 3m customers’ data Carphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for

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UK.gov told: Your frantic farming of pupils’ data is getting a little creepy 0

Plans to extend slurping to why kids quit mainstream education Plans to expand the vast National Pupil Database to include information on why kids leave mainstream education have been slammed

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Privacy regulator warns MPs over shared passwords 0

The UK’s data privacy regulator has cautioned MPs about sharing work computer passwords. It follows tweets by three Conservative Party MPs over the weekend claiming that they had provided their

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Yet another NSA intel breach discovered on AWS. It’s time to worry. 0

Once again the US government displays a level of ineptitude that can only be described as ‘Equifaxian‘ in nature. An AWS bucket with 47 viewable files was found configured for

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MP Nadine Dorries defends ‘shared password’ tweet 0

A Conservative MP has defended her cyber-security arrangements after revealing she shares her login passwords with all her staff. Nadine Dorries said this included “interns on exchange programmes”, triggering a

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Google faces mass legal action in UK over data snooping 0

Google is being taken to court, accused of collecting the personal data of millions of users, in the first mass legal action of its kind in the UK. It focuses

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Uber says 2.7m Brits hit by breach that was covered up 0

Uber has revealed that 2.7 million British riders and drivers were affected by a 2016 data breach that it covered up for more than a year. A total of 57

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GDPR Will Impact Data Management In The USA 0

With Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation set to take effect on May 25, 2018, IT and data management leaders across the world, including those in the United States, should be

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Uber concealed huge data breach 0

Millions of names, email addresses and mobile phone numbers were accessed Uber concealed a hack that affected 57 million customers and drivers, the company has confirmed. The 2016 breach was

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Hackers stole personal data of 57MILLION Uber customers and drivers – and the company ‘paid them $100,000 to delete the information and go away’ 0

Hackers stole names, email addresses, and phone numbers in October 2016 The personal data was stolen from 50 million Uber riders and 7 million drivers Ride-hailing company managed to conceal

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