Category: Encryption News

NCSC Report: Cyber threats facing UK law firms
A recent report, The Cyber Threat to UK Legal Sector, produced by the National Cyber Security Centre in direct response to a requirement from the legal sector provides valuable information [...]
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GDPR: An organisation’s guide to Data Protection Impact Assessments
Up until the enforcement of the GDPR, individuals’ rights have not always been at the forefront of concern when organisations process their data. Moreover, the protection of individuals’ rights has [...]
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Dixons Carphone: Oops…personal records of 10 million customers actually compromised-sorry!
Since the initial disclosure of the Dixons Carphone’s 2017 breach in June, investigations have been ongoing. On Monday Dixons Carphone announced that the personal data of about 10 million customers [...]
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Hacked email account source of data breach at Boys Town Children’s Hospital
Omaha-based Children’s Hospital, Boys Town National Research Hospital, confirmed on July 20 that it was involved in a security incident. The personal data of 105,309 individuals may have been exposed. [...]
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Singapore health system hack affects personal data of 1.5 million
Singapore is battling yet another government targeted cyber attack. It’s not the first to hit the Singapore government, a previous attack on the defence ministry was foiled and Prime Minister [...]
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ICO fines The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse £200,000 for bulk email data breach
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has been fined £200,000, under the Data Protection Act preceding the GDPR, for sending a bulk email to 90 recipients that identified [...]
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Telefonica leaks millions of customers’ personal information
Spain’s Telefonica, one of the largest telecommunications providers, delivering services to over 20 countries has experienced a security breach potentially leaking millions of its customers personal and financial information. A [...]
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Four proactive tactics for data protection success
Data volumes continue to grow, our digital footprint continues to spread and data breaches continue to rise.  We are battling a digital information privacy war and our businesses and data are [...]
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Typeform breach has significant knock-on effect and…the data was not encrypted!
Within a month of each other, two third-party data breaches one at PageUp and another at Typeform have impacted a multitude of businesses and thousands of individuals. Both companies offer [...]
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Gmail app developers are actually reading your emails!
Not long-ago Google pledged to stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail users for advertising purposes, however, it continues to allow outside app developers to read users’ private Gmail messages. A [...]
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