data breach

Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

Leave.EU and Arron Bank’s insurance firm fined £120,000 for data breaches

Leave.EU and Arron Banks' insurance firm fined total of £120k for data breaches

Leave.EU and Arron Banks' insurance firm fined total of £120k for data breaches

The Brexit campaign group founded by businessman Arron Banks and an insurance company he owns have been fined a total of £120,000 for data protection breaches.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Facebook ‘needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare’, says tech expert

Tech expert Guy Cocker has said that Facebook “needs to get ahead of this PR nightmare” after the social media platform was subject to a series of data protection scandals this year.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

Hackers jailed for stealing TalkTalk customers details in £77m attack

Hackers jailed for stealing TalkTalk customer details in £77m attack

Hackers jailed for stealing TalkTalk customer details in £77m attack

Two hackers have been jailed for their roles in a £77 million hack on the TalkTalk website.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Arron Banks’ Firm and Leave.EU face fines totalling £135,000 for unlawful use of customer data

Arron Banks’ firm and Leave.EU face fines of up to £135,000 for unlawful use of customer data

Arron Banks’ firm and Leave.EU face fines of £135,000 for unlawful use of data

The UK’s data watchdog has found that Leave.EU staff had access to the personal data of customers of Arron Banks’ insurance company, Eldon.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Facebook fined £500,000 over ‘serious’ breaches in data protection

Facebook fined £500,000 over ‘serious’ breaches in data protection

Facebook fined £500,000 over ‘serious’ breaches in data protection

Facebook has been fined the maximum amount possible after the data of up to 87 million people was harvested.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Facebook faces fine of up to £1.2bn over data breach as EU investigates

Facebook faces fine of up to £1.2bn over data breach as EU investigates

Facebook faces fine of up to £1.2bn over data breach as EU investigates

Facebook is facing a potential £1.2bn fine for a data breach which allowed hackers to access the personal information of 50 million users.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower is “urgently investigating” how the personal details of around 5,000 customers were shared with others by post.