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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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penetration testing

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
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Misconfigured security command exposes 250 million Microsoft customer records

Some of the exposed records date as far back as 2005 and were accessible to anyone with a web browser
23 Jan 2020
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Mitsubishi breached by suspected Chinese hackers

The electronics giant is one of Japan’s key defence and infrastructure contractors
20 Jan 2020
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‘Huge’ data leak exposes thousands of consultants

Leaky S3 buckets held sensitive information including passport scans, personal details and financial documents
14 Jan 2020
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Las Vegas IT teams quick to thwart cyber attack

Viva Las Vegas' security systems as it prevents and resolves a cyber compromise within 48 hours
9 Jan 2020
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Are you taking enough accountability on cyber security?

60% of organisations have had at least one serious security incident this year
18 Dec 2019
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Canadian laboratory advised to pay ransomware demand despite industry best practice

LifeLabs said it successfully retrieved 85,000 stolen lab results after negotiating with the hackers
18 Dec 2019
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40,000 students forced to queue for new passwords after 'severe' cyber attack

Legal quirk means German university students must receive new passwords in person following a password reset
18 Dec 2019
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Thief swipes sensitive details of 30,000 Facebook employees

Stolen hard drives contained personal banking information including payroll data
16 Dec 2019
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Adobe discloses Magento Marketplace data breach

The e-commerce platform was taken offline after a hacker accessed customer data and commercial information
28 Nov 2019
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T-Mobile data breach affects more than a million users

The company has given no indication as to whether any personal information has been stolen
25 Nov 2019
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Genetics startup Veritas rocked by data breach

Customer information has been stolen from the DNA-screening company
8 Nov 2019
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Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers

Scammers used stolen data to make fraudulent phishing calls
6 Nov 2019
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Leading web domain registrars suffer data breach

Account information with web.com, Network Solutions and register.com were accessed by cyber criminals
31 Oct 2019
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A lack of global norms is killing the security industry

Better protocols to facilitate global cyber co-operation should be at the forefront of innovation in the sector
30 Oct 2019
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Data & insights

NordVPN confirms 2018 data centre breach

Personal virtual private network provider admits to a breach in March 2018 but claims no data was exfiltrated
22 Oct 2019