Threats Facebook to stop asking new users to share their e-mail passwords

Facebook has confirmed it will stop asking new users to share passwords to their e-mail accounts that was part of …

News ICO fines pensions company £40,000 for spamming citizens with 2m emails

In a reminder to organisations that contacting customers without obtaining their consent or spamming them with promotional offers could attract …

Threats Upto 600m user passwords were stored on Facebook servers in plain text

Passwords of between 200 million and 600 million Facebook users were stored in plain text on internal Facebook servers for …

News Improper planning & inadequate funding delayed UK’s National Cyber Security Programme

Inadequate funding, lack of clarity over the costs involved, and the lack of an adequate framework to assess the performance …

News UK firms took 60 days on average to identify data breaches prior to GDPR

Prior to the implementation of GDPR, a vast majority of UK organisations waited for several weeks before reporting data breaches …

News Data protection practices of UK organisations have improved: ICO

About 33% of UK organisations have not yet maintained inventories of personal data collected from their customers and a similar …

News Armor Games admits mega breach compromised ALL customer accounts

Armor Games, the brand behind popular games such as Kingdom Rush, Gemcraft, and Dawn of the Dragons, has confirmed in …

News Fundraising Regulator refers 59 charities to ICO for breaching DPA

As many as 59 UK charities have been referred by the Fundraising Regulator to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for …

Threats Unsecured Elasticsearch clusters highly vulnerable to malware injections

A large number of enterprises have been using Elasticsearch clusters in order to manage very large datasets and this tendency …

News Russia preparing to completely isolate local networks from world wide web

The lower house of the Russian parliament recently passed a new law that allows the government to isolate Russia from …

News Almost 60,000 data breaches reported by EU firms following GDPR’s arrival

Public and private organisations across Europe reported over 59,000 incidents of data breach since the arrival of GDPR with over 10,000 …

News Irish privacy watchdog calls for urgent briefing over Facebook’s integration plans

The Irish Data Protection Commission has expressed serious concerns over Facebook's proposal to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger platforms …