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Data protection Only 27.9% of organisations worldwide are fully PCI DSS compliant

Nearly three quarters of organisations worldwide are not fully compliant with the PCI DSS payment security standards that were established …

Threats Unpatched QNAP NAS devices vulnerable to AgeLocker ransomware attacks

Not long after NCSC warned organisations, that use NAS devices supplied by QNAP, about hackers using the QSnatch malware to …

Cyber risk Grindr flaw allowed hackers to take over user accounts at will

Grindr, the world's largest social networking app for Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer people, contained a serious flaw in the …

Cyber crime Russian hacker behind 2012 LinkedIn data breach jailed for over 7 years

32-year-old Russian hacker Yevgeniy Alexandrovich Nikulin has been sentenced to 88 months in prison in the U.S. for hacking into …

Data privacy H&M fined €35m by German DPA for seriously violating employee privacy

Multinational retail giant H&M has been fined more than €35 million by the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom …

Data leak Fashion retailer exposes customer data on unsecured database

It has been reported that BrandBQ, a major player in the fashion retail industry in eastern Europe, left an Elasticsearch …

Cyber risk Huawei equipment deployed in the UK riddled with underlying defects, finds HCSEC

The Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) has noted in its latest report that underlying defects continue to persist in …

Ransomware Hackers accessed banking data and login credentials of Blackbaud customers

CRM solutions provider Blackbaud has confirmed that hackers, who carried out a successful ransomware attack in May, also accessed the …

Cyber attack Swatch Group forced to shut IT systems after detecting a cyber attack

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has said it had to shut down some of its IT systems to effectively respond to …

5G Nokia bags BT’s 5G network contract following Huawei’s noisy exit

Nokia has been selected by BT as its sole 5G network equipment provider in a deal that will also allow …

Cyber attack Fortune 500 hospital chain UHS struck by Ryuk ransomware attack

US hospital chain Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has been forced to suspended user access to its IT applications after …

Threats Hackers are actively exploiting Windows Netlogon vulnerability, NCSC warns

The National Cyber Security Centre has advised organisations to take immediate steps to mitigate a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Windows …