Quora hack exposes up to 100 million user accounts

Up to 100 million Quora user accounts have been compromised after hackers breached the systems of the question-and-answer website. Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo revealed in a blog post that the company discovered “some user data was compromised as a result of...

Massive Bundestag, political parties hack in Germany

Major figures from the German political establishment – minus the far-right Alternative für Deutschland – have been victim to a wide-ranging cyber attack that has affected hundreds of Germany politicians as well as stealing personal data from celebrities...

Largest data breach ever seen discovered

A cyber security researcher has discovered the largest ever collection of leaked data, an 87GB package of 12,000 files, including more than 772 million email addresses and 21 million passwords. Troy Hunt, who runs the Have I Been Pwned website, found the trove after...

Customers need to be at the centre of GDPR plans

Responding to a breach is not just about data, it is about taking care of, and protecting, customers   The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has shone a light on how businesses prepare for, and respond to, a data breach. With cyber criminals becoming...

Radisson Hotel Group could be GDPR test case

Privacy watchers say the breach of personal data of members of the Radisson Hotel Group’s loyalty scheme could be an interesting test case for how the GDPR will be applied. The Radisson Hotel Group, comprising more than 1,400 hotels in more than 70 countries, has...