News Motor industry employee fined £25,500 for personal data theft that lasted years

The Wood Green Crown Court in London has fined a former motor industry employee named Mustafa Kasim £25,500 under the …

News Chinese smart home device maker leaked over 2 billion data records

Orvibo, a Chinese smart home solutions provider, recently left a huge database unprotected that contained over 2 billion user logs …

Threats 42% of used SSDs and HDDs sold on eBay contain PII & enterprise data

With a large number of organisations choosing to store vast amounts of enterprise and customer data on cloud databases rather …

Threats Two-thirds of hotel websites leaking guest details to third-party services

Thousands of hotel websites across the world, from those of two-star hotels in the countryside to luxurious five-star resorts on …

News Home Office leaked email addresses of hundreds of Windrush migrants

The Home Office has issued a public apology for committing an "administrative error" that resulted in the leakage of email …

News Fifa’s documents leaked to the press

A series of disclosures about "dirty deals" at FIFA continue. The documents contain evidence that FIFA President Gianni Infantino supported …

News EasyDNS spam tsunami to come

EasyDNS reported that there has been an accidental leakage of personal data which has affected about 1,500 domain owners. Data …

News myPersonality app on Facebook finally gets the boot

Back in May, an investigation carried out by New Scientist revealed that a personality quiz app named myPersonality obtained personal …

News Who are Fancy Bears? Fancy Bear vs Fancy Bears, what’s the difference?

A hacker group going by the name Fancy Bears has claimed responsibility for leaking details of 150 footballers who were …

News Swedish Transport Agency data breach compromised personal data of millions of citizens

In a major lapse, the Swedish Transport Agency leaked sensitive details of millions of transporters and military personnel to unauthorised …