Recent Breaches

Massive Bundestag, political parties hack in Germany

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 and...

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EE employee stalks ex-girlfriend after accessing her account

EE employee stalks ex-girlfriend after accessing her account

An EE employee accessed his ex-girlfriend's mobile account, switched her number to a new handset and changed her registered address so that all her texts and calls made to her were instead sent to him. The perpetrator also gained access to her bank details and new...

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Largest data breach ever seen discovered

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...

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Data breach at Mumsnet leads users to log into other accounts

Data breach at Mumsnet leads users to log into other accounts

Mumsnet users were accidentally logged into the accounts of strangers after a botched software change that was part of the company's move to the cloud. Between 2pm on 5 February and 9am on 7 February, any users logged into the site could have had their account...

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Radisson Hotel Group could be GDPR test case

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...

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