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Twitter alerts business customers after flagging data breach

The company has apologised for an error that meant third-parties may have had local access to personal data
23 Jun 2020
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Activists publish 269GB of hacked US police force data

DDoSecrets publish more than one million 'BlueLeaks' files including documents, videos and emails
22 Jun 2020
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Niche dating apps expose almost 1TB of user data

Sensitive material, including images and voice recordings, has been exposed due to a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket
16 Jun 2020
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Nintendo hack was twice as big as first reported

The Japanese games company has admitted that 300,000 accounts were affected by recent breach
10 Jun 2020
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Fitness Depot notifies customers of data breach

The fitness retailer has said its ISP was to blame for a breach of its online store
8 Jun 2020
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Amtrak Guest Reward suffers a data breach

Amtrak discloses unauthorized third-party access to Amtrak Guest Rewards accounts
3 Jun 2020
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EasyJet faces class-action lawsuit over data breach

If successful, every customer impacted by the breach could receive a £2,000 payout
26 May 2020
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Report finds 90% of data breaches are financially motivated

Verizon's Data Breach Investigation Report also found web application breaches rose 43% year-on-year
20 May 2020
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EasyJet hack exposes details of nine million customers

Data breach also saw attackers access the credit card details of 2,208 users
19 May 2020
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GoDaddy admits it fell victim to data breach in October

An unauthorised third-party gained access to login information used to connect to SSH protocol on hosting accounts
5 May 2020
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Kinomap data breach exposes 42 million records

40GB of exposed data includes users' names and personal details
22 Apr 2020
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SOS Online Backup breach exposes 135 million customer records

This massive breach could have legal ramifications for this industry-leading provider
2 Apr 2020
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Marriott data breach exposes personal data of 5.2 million guests

The hotel chain has notified guests of a second massive data breach within 18 months
31 Mar 2020
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General Electric employees hit by Canon data breach

A raft of information, including passports and social security numbers, was accessed for 10 days in February
24 Mar 2020
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Printing company exposes 343GB of sensitive military data

The leak is the latest in a series of data blunders discovered by vpnMentor's web-mapping project
20 Mar 2020
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Facebook sued by Australia over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Company could be fined hundreds of billions of dollars if lawsuit representing 300,000 citizens is upheld
9 Mar 2020
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Clearview AI client list hacked

The facial recognition company reportedly works with the FBI and US law enforcement
27 Feb 2020
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White House security agency rocked by data breach

The personal details of 200,000, including social security numbers, were compromised in 2019
21 Feb 2020
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US indicts four Chinese military officials over Equifax hack

The indictments come as tensions between the US and China continue to escalate
11 Feb 2020
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Yahoo’s $117 million data breach settlement rubber-stamped

Eligible users can claim up to an estimated $100 following the compromise of data in several major breaches
6 Feb 2020
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United Nations hit by possible state-sponsored attack

At least 40 servers were compromised over three separate European offices, according to a leaked report
30 Jan 2020
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What is Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS)?

Explaining the latest security tool helping organisations identify and rectify vulnerabilities in their cyber defences
29 Jan 2020
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Our 5-minute guide to security awareness training

How security awareness training can build resilience in your business and reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber attack
24 Jan 2020