News Database containing 340 million individual records exposed online by Exactis

Exactis, a Florida-based marketing firm, recently left a server open for public access that contained detailed information on 230 million …

News FastBooking server breach compromised guest details at hundreds of hotels

FastBooking, a Paris-based firm offering booking services for over 1,000 hotels across 100 countries, suffered a major breach when unnamed …

News Islington Council asked residents to share credit card details in plain text

In a serious breach of PCI security rules, Islington Council required residents to share their credit card details, including security …

News Email IDs & passwords of 92m MyHeritage customers leaked in breach

Email addresses and passwords of over 92 million MyHeritage customers were found exposed by a security researcher who came across …

Threats Amazon & eBay stop selling CloudPets toys citing security concerns

In November last year, Consumer rights group Which? warned people about serious security loopholes in popular Bluetooth-enabled toys such as …

News Former Coca-Cola employee caught holding personal data of 8,000 employees

The Coca-Cola company has announced that it suffered a breach of personally identifiable information of about 8,000 people, eight months …

Information Security Facebook’s CTO appears before UK’s parliamentary committee, fails to impress

Facebook's chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer today spent four hours defending the platform in a televised meeting with a UK …

Information Security Survey reveals major support for encryption backdoors for governments

Back in March, a few days after the Cambridge Analytica scandal rocked the world, Damian Collins MP, in a letter …

Threats Manufacturers ill-prepared to meet cyber threats, finds survey

Even though GDPR is a little over a month away, a report from EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, has revealed that …

Information Security Telegram banned in Russia for not handing over encryption keys to Putin

The Telegram app, termed by the Russian government as the messenger of choice for "international terrorist organisations in Russia", was …

Threats Fake news and supply chain attacks dealt huge financial losses to firms: NCSC

The National Cyber Security Centre's latest "The Cyber Threat to UK Businesses" report for 2017- 2018 has highlighted how hackers …

Information Security Facebook data of 87 million users could be stored in Russia, says whistleblower

Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who blew open Cambridge Analytica's discreet yet large-scale harvesting of Facebook profiles of millions of users …