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IT Pro News In Review: Atom Bank four-day work week, GoDaddy data breach, NHS Digital and NHSX merge
IT Pro News In Review: Atom Bank 4 day work week, GoDaddy data breach, NHS Digital and NHSX mergevideo
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IT Pro News In Review: Atom Bank four-day work week, GoDaddy data breach, NHS Digital and NHSX merge

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
26 Nov 2021
GoDaddy data breach exposes over 1.2 million customer details
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GoDaddy data breach exposes over 1.2 million customer details

Attacker had access to admin passwords for over two months
23 Nov 2021
Pizza chain exposed 100,000 employees' Social Security numbers
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Pizza chain exposed 100,000 employees' Social Security numbers

Former and current staff at California Pizza Kitchen potentially burned by hackers
19 Nov 2021
FBI hacker is selling Robinhood customer data on hacking forum
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FBI hacker is selling Robinhood customer data on hacking forum

The threat actor is looking for a minimum offer of “five figures” for the data, which includes seven million email addresses
16 Nov 2021
83% of critical infrastructure companies have experienced breaches in the last three years
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83% of critical infrastructure companies have experienced breaches in the last three years

Survey finds security practices are weak if not non-existent in critical firms
11 Nov 2021
Acer Taiwan falls victim to cyber attack
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Acer Taiwan falls victim to cyber attack

Hackers obtained employee data three days after they breached Acer India servers
18 Oct 2021
Acer confirms breach after cyber attack on Indian servers
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Acer confirms breach after cyber attack on Indian servers

The attackers claim the data belongs to several million customers
14 Oct 2021
BrewDog app flaw exposed data on 200,000 shareholders and customers, researchers claim
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BrewDog app flaw exposed data on 200,000 shareholders and customers, researchers claim

Researchers at Pen Test Partners say API token exploit could have allowed hackers to access personal information and account details
8 Oct 2021
SolarWinds hackers stole US sanctions policy data, Microsoft confirms
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SolarWinds hackers stole US sanctions policy data, Microsoft confirms

Unconfirmed reports also suggest data on threat hunting techniques, assessments of Russian threat actors, and source codes were also accessed
8 Oct 2021
Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime
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Justice Department unveils civil cyber fraud initiative to battle online crime

New proposal will respond to cyber security breaches and cryptocurrency use in undertaking cyber fraud
7 Oct 2021
Twitch confirms data breach after server configuration error
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Twitch confirms data breach after server configuration error

The popular streaming service says there's no indication that login information has been exposed
7 Oct 2021
Identity Automation launches credential breach monitoring service
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Identity Automation launches credential breach monitoring service

New monitoring solution adds to the firm’s flagship RapidIdentity platform
5 Oct 2021
Neiman Marcus data breach hits 4.6 million customers
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Neiman Marcus data breach hits 4.6 million customers

The breach took place last year, but details have only now come to light
4 Oct 2021
Coinbase notifies 6,000 customers of data breach
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Coinbase notifies 6,000 customers of data breach

Hackers exploited a 2FA flaw to steal hundreds of thousands in cryptocurrency
4 Oct 2021
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
1 Oct 2021
SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers
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SolarWinds hackers are targeting Microsoft AD servers

The “passive and highly targeted" FoggyWeb backdoor has been around since at least April 2021
29 Sep 2021
MoD data breach ‘put lives of Afghan interpreters at risk’
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MoD data breach ‘put lives of Afghan interpreters at risk’

The blunder exposed the email addresses of 250 interpreters seeking relocation
21 Sep 2021
Eight US investment firms fined over inadequate cyber security policies
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Eight US investment firms fined over inadequate cyber security policies

Failures in the companies’ cyber security practices resulted in the leak of thousands of customer and client records
3 Sep 2021
Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security
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Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security

Hackers have turned their attention to SMBs - and the consequences could be grave
30 Aug 2021
Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records
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Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records

Sensitive data including contact tracing, COVID vaccine status as well as names and email addresses have been leaked
24 Aug 2021
The cyber security skills your business needs
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The cyber security skills your business needs

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, so it's important your staff are equipped with the right tools
19 Aug 2021
Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed
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Indiana notifies 750,000 after COVID-19 tracing data accessed

The state is following up to ensure no information was transferred to bad actors
18 Aug 2021
T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records
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T-Mobile confirms hackers accessed 47.8 million customer records

A preliminary assessment by the US operator found that the stolen data includes SSN and driver’s license information
18 Aug 2021