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 […]

British Watchdog to slap £1.25 Billion penalty on Facebook for recent Cyber Attack

Last weekend turned into a nightmare for Facebook users as their favorite social media platform officially disclosed that a cyber attack on its database could have leaked sensitive info of over 50 million users to hackers. As the investigation is still going on, the exact number of compromised accounts remains unclear and might be revealed […]

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 […]

Spanish watchdog slaps 1.2 million Euros fine to Facebook for sharing user data with advertisers

Spanish Data Protection Watchdog has slapped a fine of 1.2 million Euros against Facebook for failing to protect user data from being accessed by advertisers. Financial experts, however, say that the said fine is small in the context of the company which posted an advertising revenue of $9.2 billion in the 2Q of this year.  […]

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