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BRITISH AIRWAYS FINED FOR MASSIVE DATA BREACH

BRITISH AIRWAYS FINED FOR MASSIVE DATA BREACH

British Airways faces a massive record fine of £183m for last years ‘hack’ of its security systems.The attack carried out, according to BA, was a "very sophisticated criminal attack" on its website & security systems. How did this happen? Users of the British Airways website were diverted to a ‘false’ fraudulent site, where the criminals gained personal data of about 500,000 customers. Personal information that was gained by the attack included log-in details, names and addresses and also payment card details, including the cvv 3 digit number on the backs of cards. The Information Commissioner’s office (ICO) believe that the...

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CYBER-ATTACK ON BRITAIN'S BIGGEST FORENSIC SERVICES

CYBER-ATTACK ON BRITAIN'S BIGGEST FORENSIC SERVICES

Eurofins Scientific, one of UK's biggest provider of forensic services, dealing with around 70,000 cases a year, has allegedly paid a ransom to criminals after a major cyber-attackTheir IT systems were infected with a ransomware computer virus, causing them extremely major disruptions, as they were unable to access their data. This has caused a massive back-log of Police cases with the global testing company.Eurofins have stated that this was a ‘highly sophisticated’ attack. They have not officially disclosed how much the ransom demand was, or whether they have paid it.This computer virus, Ransomware, denies users access to their systems or personal...

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DATA BREACH ALERT - 500 MILLION RECORDS EXPOSED

DATA BREACH ALERT - 500 MILLION RECORDS EXPOSED

The largest hotel chain in the world with more than 5,800 properties, Marriott International, disclosed that part of its guest reservation database suffered a large data breach. An internal investigation showed that unauthorised access had been ongoing since 2014.The company has confirmed that the personal information of up to 500 million guests who made a reservation on or before September 10, 2018 was potentially exposed. Did you stay at a hotel property during that time?Were you a guest at the Marriott? Beyond name, address, and phone number, the exposed information includes some combination of:Email addressPassport numberGender and birth dateLoyalty program...

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