Data leak London-based real estate agency fined £80,000 by ICO

The Information Commissioner's Office has issued a fine of £80,000 to London-based real estate agency Life at Parliament View Ltd …

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 ICO issued monetary fines totalling over £3m to firms in 2018-19

The Information Commissioner's Office issued 22 monetary fines totalling over £3 million under the Data Protection Act 1998 and 23 …

News Unprotected MongoDB database found containing over 188m personal data records

Security researcher Bob Diachenko along with a team from Comparitech recently discovered a publicly-available database that contained nearly 188 million …

News British Airways fined a staggering £183.39m under GDPR for suffering massive breach

On Monday, the Information Commissioner's Office announced that it has issued a fine of £183.39 million to British Airways under …

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 …

News MD of accidental claims firm made £1.5m by selling personal data of accident victims

The Manchester City & Salford Magistrates Court has fined a former managing director of Accident Claims Limited for illegally obtaining …

News HMD Global shifts its data centre from Singapore to Europe

HMD Global, the Finnish company behind the iconic Nokia brand of mobile phones, has decided to shift its data centre …

News Danish DPA fines IDdesign £180,000 for illegally storing personal data of 385,000 customers

The Danish data protection authority has issued a fine of DKK 1.5 million (£180,000) to furniture company IDdesign for storing …

News MI5 transgressed Investigatory Powers Act while handling citizen data

New documents have emerged that substantiate allegations that MI5, the UK's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency, may have breached various …

Threats Over 2.3 billion data files stored in unsecured web servers globally

As many as 2.3 billion data files are presently stored in unsecured and misconfigured web servers such as Amazon S3 …

News Insurance giant First American leaked 885 million personal data records

In among the largest breaches of customer records to have happened so far this year, American real estate insurance giant …