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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

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Easyjet Cyber-Breach affecting around 9 million customers

Easyjet Cyber- breach affected around 9 million customers. Details have emerged this month that email addresses, travel details and in some cases, credit and debit card information, have been stolen from this very renowned company. Easyjet have informed and is working closely with the UK’s information Commissioners Office (ICO) during the on-going investigation. EasyJet first became aware of the attack in January, but it was only able to start informing customers about the breach in April. The reason being that it was such a highly sophisticated attack, so it took time to unravel and find who had been impacted. "We...

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TECH JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS.

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TECH JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS.

From robots that can disinfect, to smart helmets and thermal camera drones, Technology is helping China with the combat against Covid-19. At the centre of the outbreak in the country, China has used these invaluable aids to try to contain the spread of the infection by identifying symptoms and also identifying potential people carrying the virus. These helpful devices are obviously helping to limit human interaction and most vitally, helping medical staff to avoid being infected.  THE TECH Drones-These are being deployed to transport vital medical supplies/samples between hospitals. They can also identify potential carriers by using thermal imaging cameras....

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DIXONS CARPHONE FACE HUGE FINE FOR DATA BREACH

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DIXONS CARPHONE FACE HUGE FINE FOR DATA BREACH

Dixons Carphone have been issued a massive fine of £500,000 for a huge data security breach which displayed names, postcodes, private email addresses as well as unsuccessful credit checks of over 14 million customers.     On top of this, upon investigation from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) it was revealed that around 5.6 million credit/debit card details were also breached during the huge security attack between July 2017 and April 2018.     This is not the first fine The Carphone group has received. Back in July 2015 The Carphone Warehouse, part of the same group, had also been...

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