June 2018

Facebook quiz app leaks data of 120 million users
While people are still trying to come to terms with the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook and its quiz apps are at it again! Another flaw’s been discovered in a [...]
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Ticketmaster breach compromises personal data of 40,000 UK customers
Ticketmaster UK, one of the world’s largest ticketing companies, has confirmed a potential breach of security which may have compromised personal information of some of its customers. It’s understood the [...]
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Doubting Office 365 security…build security layers!
Businesses use and continue to adopt Office 365; the driver is mainly to reduce costs and improve productivity. With so many reliant on the service, Microsoft continues to improve its [...]
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Time to wake up and act on cyber security
The Dixons Carphone data breach shows how vulnerable customer’s data can still be despite the introduction of GDPR last month. The breach is the first large scale attack on the [...]
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Phishing emails can bypass Office 365 Security
It’s been uncovered that phishing emails may go through undetected by Office 365 security. A tactic used by cybercriminals manipulates font sizes which disrupts the Office 365 protection strategy and [...]
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Financial services company, Liberty, hacked: sensitive data of millions compromised
Pan-African financial services company, Liberty, with a presence in 18 African countries offering asset management, investment, insurance and health products to over 3 million people has been hacked. Liberty clients [...]
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Gloucestershire Police fined £80,000 for identifying abuse victims in bulk email
Gloucestershire Police has been fined £80,000 under the Data Protection Act 1998 after sending a bulk email (an update on an abuse allegation case) to 56 recipients on the 19 [...]
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Dixons Carphone breach compromises data of nearly 6 million customers
The ICO confirmed that it is investigating the incident reported by Dixons Carphone relating to the breach of nearly 6 million customer’s data. The breach relates to two separate incidents, [...]
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Yahoo UK Services fined £250,000 for compromising British citizens’ data
The ICO has taken the decision to fine Yahoo UK Services £250,000 for the data breach following a cyber attack in November 2014. The maximum permissible fine could have been [...]
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US Navy hacked, what can organisations learn from this…
Hackers thought to be from the Ministry of State Security (MSS) division in Guangdong, linked to the Chinese government, have stolen over 614GB of sensitive data from the computer systems [...]
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