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Data leak stories - Page 2

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Risk of data leaks high as employees unsure about confidentiality
Fri, 9th Jul 2021
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One in four UK employees risk sharing confidential work information due to lack of knowledge, according to new research.
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Oversharing of sensitive documents soars 450%
Thu, 24th Jun 2021
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Oversharing increases the risk an organisation will lose data, violate compliance or privacy mandates, or experience cybercrime.
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Australians fear COVID-19 misinformation threat - study
Tue, 29th Dec 2020
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misinformation
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covid-19
Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines on social media is feared to hinder Australia's vaccination efforts, according to a new poll.
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10 billion records sit in unsecured databases - China leads the pack
Tue, 11th Aug 2020
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A white hat hacker hacker uncovered a total of 9517 unsecured databases worldwide, collectively containing more than 10 billion entries.
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Almost 10,000 unsecured databases with more than 10 billion credentials exposed
Thu, 30th Jul 2020
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Research has identified a total of 9,517 unsecured databases containing 10,463,315,645 entries with such data as emails, passwords, and phone numbers.
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7 VPN services leaked data of 20 million users - report
Mon, 27th Jul 2020
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Seven VPN providers leaked personal data of over 20 million users, raising concerns about their security practices.
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Millions of Facebook user records exposed in latest data leak
Thu, 4th Apr 2019
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cloud services
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public cloud
UpGuard reported that each of the data sets was stored in its own Amazon S3 bucket configured to allow public download of files.
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Expert comment: What the Collection #2-5 data dump means for credential abuse
Mon, 4th Feb 2019
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TechDay spoke to experts and executives in the security industry about the data leak and the implications on phishing and credential stuffing.
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Massive 2.2bil-username data dump leaked on dark web
Fri, 1st Feb 2019
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Dark web struck by 2nd huge data breach; over 2.2 billion logins leaked, dwarfing prior leak.
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Breaking: NHS accidentally leaks data of 150,000 patients
Wed, 4th Jul 2018
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Objections to data sharing recorded in GP practices running clinical software TPP’s system between March 2015 and June 2018 were not sent to NHS.
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Data from app that enables parents to monitor teen’s phone activity leaked
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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How ironic! Tens of thousands of user accounts of an app used by parents to monitor their children’s phone activity has been leaked.
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Apple says DON’T fear about leaked source code – experts say DO
Sat, 10th Feb 2018
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After a critical source code for the iPhone was leaked online recently, Apple reassured there was nothing to fear but experts think otherwise.
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'Leaker' behind massive NSA breach possibly still working at agency
Wed, 15th Nov 2017
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A cybersecurity expert has said it is a ‘stunning admission’ by the former CIA director about the NSA breach that is being touted as catastrophic.
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Experts discuss implications of massive Paradise Papers leak
Fri, 10th Nov 2017
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Leaked Paradise Papers shed light on offshore secrets of the rich and powerful, sparking global debate and security concerns.
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JobStreet confirms hit by Malaysia data leak - almost 3.9m accounts affected
Fri, 3rd Nov 2017
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recruitment
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telecommunications
JobStreet is informing clients by email whether they were caught up in a Malaysia-based data breach that affected 19 different companies.
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Major data breach hits Malaysia's 46 million mobile phone users
Thu, 2nd Nov 2017
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mobile data
A data breach has put more than 46 million Malaysian mobile phone users at risk and has affected many of the country’s major telecommunicatio.
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Employees, C-level & IT staff behind more than half of ASEAN data leaks
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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More than half of data leakages in ASEAN countries are caused by executives and employees, according to InfoWatch research.
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Blackberry ramps up Indian enterprise push with six new partners
Mon, 9th Oct 2017
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smartphones
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mobility
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BlackBerry has expanded its Indian channel, appointing six new partners as the Canadian vendor looks to increase its enterprise business.
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Data leak dangers: Know your weak spots
Mon, 11th Jul 2016
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Data leaks and breaches are alarmingly common, but there are still many misconceptions as to how and why they happen.
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Digital patch kit: How to protect yourself from data leaks
Wed, 6th Jul 2016
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email security
Plug the digital holes: Our guide reveals four vital strategies to fend off data leaks and secure your organisation's sensitive info.
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Massive data leak in Czech Republic- and how to avoid one
Tue, 21st Jun 2016
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dlp
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privacy
T-Mobile Czech Republic hit by unprecedented leak; 1.5m customer records stolen by employee, sparking widespread concern over data security.
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From a drip to a flood - the impact of a data leak
Tue, 14th Jun 2016
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Data leaks, especially from an organization’s point of view, are a huge and growing problem, as the fallout can be devastating.
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Passwords out, new mobile ID methods taking off
Tue, 8th Dec 2015
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telecommunications
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Data theft is continuing to spur on the mobile identification market, and will generate an additional $700m for mobile network operators by 2020.
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Ministry of Health data breach 'inexcusable'
Mon, 5th Oct 2015
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Labour is slamming a recent privacy breach that has seen the unauthorised release of confidential birth and death details of over 24,000 people.