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Dixons Carphone discloses data breach affecting 5.9M payment cards, 105k of which were compromised

Dixons Carphone discloses data breach affecting 5.9M payment cards, 105k of which were compromised

European electronics and telecoms retailer Dixons Carphone has revealed a hack of its systems in which the intruder/s attempted to compromise 5.9 million payment cards. In a statement put out today it says a review...

UK watchdog issues $330k fine for Yahoo’s 2014 data breach

Another fallout from the massive Yahoo data breach that dates back to 2014: The UK’s data watchdog has just issued a £250,000 (~$334k) penalty for violations of the Data Protection Act 1998. Yahoo, which has...

Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA

Monzy Merza Contributor Monzy Merza is the chief security evangelist at Splunk. More posts by this contributor The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat How The Rules Of Cyber Engagement...

Facebook urged to make GDPR its “baseline standard” globally

Facebook is facing calls from consumer groups to make the European Union’s incoming GDPR data protection framework the “baseline standard for all Facebook services”. The update to the bloc’s data protection framework is intended...