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29 June 2017

Government data site user details leak

The government digital service is to make users of its data.gov.uk website change their passwords, following a security breach... READ MORE


 

29 June 2017

Lawyers urged to beware fake invoices after data hack

Personal injury lawyers are being warned to check they are not paying fraudsters for false invoices for diagnosis of whiplash cases... READ MORE


 

27 June 2017

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack... READ MORE


 

27 June 2017

Warning to SMEs as firm hit by cyber attack fined £60,000

Small and medium sized businesses are being warned to take note as a company which suffered a cyber attack is fined £60,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)... READ MORE


 

26 June 2017

Consultant fined by SRA for transferring and storing masses of client data before firm goes into administration

A former consultant at a bought-out firm has been fined for transferring and storing masses of client data before it went into administration... READ MORE


 

26 June 2017

University of East Anglia inquiry into personal data breach

An independent inquiry has begun into how a university mistakenly emailed hundreds of students personal information about dozens of fellow undergraduates... READ MORE


 

24 June 2017

Parliament targeted in 'sustained' cyberattack

Parliament has been hit by a cyberattack, days after an online group claimed it had hacked ministers' email accounts... READ MORE


 

23 June 2017

Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk

Virgin Media has told 800,000 customers to change their passwords to protect against being hacked...READ MORE


 

21 June 2017

Queen's Speech New data protection law

Plans for new data protection rules in the UK have been confirmed in the Queen's Speech... READ MORE


 

19 June 2017

Personal details of nearly 200 million US citizens exposed

Sensitive personal details relating to almost 200 million US citizens have been accidentally exposed by a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee...READ MORE


 

18 June 2017

Privacy Shield and Forthcoming Review

Article 29 Working Part (WP29) recently held its 106th meeting on 07 and 08 June 2017. Item number 1 on the agenda was the EU - US Privacy Shield...READ MORE


 

16 June 2017

University of East Anglia in students' personal data breach

A university has mistakenly emailed hundreds of students intimate and sensitive personal information about dozens of fellow undergraduates... READ MORE


 

01 June 2017

Password manager OneLogin hit by data breach

Encrypted information has been accessed during a data breach at password management service OneLogin... READ MORE


 

01 June 2017

Firms warned to prepare for tougher EU data protection rules

Companies must prepare for new tougher EU rules on data protection, or face big fines, PwC has warned... READ MORE


 

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