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Expedia Reveal Hack Exposing Nearly 1m Customers Data

Expedia reveal a major security breach With Spring (sort of) underway, many of us may be considering where we will take our Summer Holiday. To do this one of the more ...

March 22, 2018 at 3:51 pm by
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Supermarket Morrisons Found Legally Liable For Staff Data Breach

Supermarket Morrisons has been found legally liable for the 2015 data breach Morrisons, as a supermarket, prefers to be linked to low prices and affordable  shopping. It is, ...

December 1, 2017 at 11:17 am by
US Military Spying Archive Left Open in Amazon Web Service

US Military Spying Archive Left Open in Amazon Web Service

Here’s a lesson why hiring the lowest bidder usually is not the brightest idea. The US military just got caught with their pants down, leaving terabytes of data wide ...

November 19, 2017 at 8:05 pm by
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GameStop Investigating Data Breach That Leaked Credit Card Information

Over the past couple of years, major data breaches have grown from being the exception to the norm. It seems like companies are under a constant onslaught as black hats commit ...

April 9, 2017 at 2:02 pm by
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Predictable Passwords Remain Popular Despite Increased Security Breaches

Despite the increase of publicized data breaches and hacking, security researchers have found that most people’s online security habits remain relatively unchanged ...

January 17, 2017 at 1:32 pm by

Yahoo Data Breach Compromises Over 500 Million Accounts

Earlier in the week, reports had begun circling about a rumoured Yahoo data breach. Now Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord has officially confirmed that the ...

September 23, 2016 at 8:43 am by

Hackers Stole Account Information of Over 68 Million Dropbox Users

If you’re a long-time Dropbox user, you’ll have noticed that recently the company distributed an email to a large number of its users recently, urging (and in some ...

August 31, 2016 at 8:00 pm by
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Data on Thousands of Children Exposed in VTech Hack

It has come to light that earlier this month, popular children’s computer company VTech were the victims of an attack by an unnamed hacker. The hacker was able to gain ...

November 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

EA Denies Data Breach After User Details Leak to Pastebin

Electronic Arts has denied that it has suffered a data breach following user account details being leaked and briefly posted to Pastebin. According to EA, its servers have not ...

October 16, 2015 at 9:26 pm by

Stolen User Data Sells for as Little as $1 on the Dark Web

Online data breaches and stolen user details are becoming a sad reality of life on the internet. Whether it’s the infamous Ashley Madison hack or a phishing attack, it’s ...

September 24, 2015 at 6:28 pm by

Three Spammers Accused of Largest Data Breach in History

The US Department of Justice has charged three men with what could be the biggest data breach in the history of the internet. The three spammers are accused of stealing ...

March 10, 2015 at 12:58 am by

Retailers Must Invest in New Security Procedures, or Major Breaches Could Accelerate

Companies struggle greatly to try to keep their networks safe, including ensuring employee and customer data remains secure.  Major retailers are suffering data breaches that ...

September 22, 2014 at 5:47 am by

UK National Crime Agency Disrupts ‘Shylock’ Malware

Distribution of the “Shylock” malware has been disrupted by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), in an effort to prevent a growing number of users from being compromised. ...

July 10, 2014 at 6:45 pm by

Cybersecurity Insider Threats Dangerous and Difficult to Defend Against

Cybersecurity experts are finding it difficult to keep hackers out of their networks, but the risk of insider threats continues to cause headaches.  It’s a troubling ...

July 2, 2014 at 6:24 am by

UK Government Partners With Open University to Teach Cybersecurity Defense

The UK government has partnered with the Open University and plans to launch a cybersecurity course that will open up classes for future candidates.  The multi-year program ...

July 1, 2014 at 2:54 am by


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