HMRC forced to delete five million voice files

The voice records of five million taxpayers are being deleted by the UK’s tax authority, as the way they were collected broke privacy rules. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) failed to gain explicit consent from individuals before signing them up to the voice ID...

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...