UK Data Regulator publishes information of firms hit by data breaches

Next time when you are hit by a cyber attack, you better be aware that the UK’s Information Commissioner’s office (ICO) will soon make the information public by posting it on its website. Yes, this is what the ICO has decided as it believes that naming and shaming will make company heads take measures to […]

UBER to pay $491,000 Penalty for 2016 Cyber Attack

Uber Technologies, an American taxicab company has been ordered to pay $491,000 or £385,000 (pounds) by UK data watchdog over a 2016 cyber attack which compromised the data of millions of customers and tens of thousands of drivers. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said that the penalty has been imposed on the California based peer to […]

Tesco Cyber Attack faces £ 30 million fine from UK Financial Watchdog

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), well known as UK’s Financial Watchdog is all set to impose a £ 30 million fine on Tesco for Cyber Attack. Readers of Cybersecurity Insiders have to notify a fact over here that Tesco Bank became a victim of Cyber Attack in November 2016 and reimbursed £ 2.5 million as […]

Dixons Carphone admits payment card data breach

London based Dixons Carphone LLC, the largest electrical and telecommunications retailer and service provider has admitted that its servers were hacked by cyber crooks in July Last year who accessed the payment card data of customers in an unauthorized way. The consumer electronics company also admitted that it became a victim of a major cyberattack […]

UK ICO imposes £250k fine on Yahoo

The Information Commissioner Office (ICO) of UK has imposed a fine of £250,000 on Yahoo’s UK Division for failing to notify the 2014 Cyber Attack on time. Yahoo! Officials notified the world about the hack in September 2016 i.e after two years of a data breach which was strictly against UK’s data protection standards. In […]

UK Cryptocurrency Electroneum hit by Cyber Attack!

British Cryptocurrency startup Electroneum was hit by a cyber attack that has shut down all its investor accounts for several days. The said digital currency which can be mined from smartphones was due to be launched last Thursday. But the operators have now decided to postpone the launch of the Electroneum’s website and mobile app […]

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