Breach ICO fines Dixons Carphone £500,000 for data breach

A British watchdog has fined DSG, a unit of retailer Dixons Carphone, half a million pounds for systemic failures in …

News Human error is still a major reason behind corporate data breaches

The exposure of personally identifiable information (PII) or business-sensitive information to unauthorised entities due to human error continues to remain …

Breach Desjardins fires two top executives following June data breach

Canada's largest credit union Desjardins recently fired its chief operating officer and senior information technology vice-president after announcing that the …

Breach Smith & Wesson data breach: Magecart hackers struck gold on Black Friday

Security firm Sanguine Security has revealed that hackers based in Russia recently impersonated its domain and used fake domains as …

Breach 5,183 breaches in first nine months of 2019 exposed 7.9b data records

As many as 7.9 billion data records were leaked, stolen or exposed as a result of 5,183 data breaches that …

Data privacy Facebook must face action on security, but not damages

A federal judge said up to 29 million Facebook Inc users whose personal information was stolen in a September 2018 …

Breach Magento Marketplace data breach: PII & billing info of customers compromised

Adobe has announced that its Magento Marketplace e-commerce platform suffered a data breach this month that involved hackers exploiting a …

Healthcare Over 38 million healthcare records breached in the US so far this year

HIPAA Journal has revealed that by October this year, over 400 healthcare data breaches took place in the United States, …

Breach OnePlus data breach: names & contact details of customers compromised by hackers

OnePlus UK has announced that it recently suffered an unauthorised access into its systems that resulted in cyber criminals stealing …

Breach Check Point’s ZoneAlarm suffers data breach; 4,500 subscribers impacted

ZoneAlarm, a security firm owned by Check Point that offers security solutions to PC users worldwide, recently suffered an unauthorised …

Hacking Government officials targeted for hacking through WhatsApp

Senior government officials in multiple U.S. allied countries were targeted earlier this year with hacking software. It used Facebook Inc's …

5G U.S. official criticises countries ‘opening their arms’ to Chinese 5G

U.S. chief technology officer Michael Kratsios on Thursday criticised countries that "open their arms" to Chinese 5G networks and artificial …