Global fall-out from Mossack Fonseca cyber attack continues

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Global fall-out from Mossack Fonseca cyber attack continues-->

Global fall-out from Mossack Fonseca cyber attack continues

Political consequences of the ‘Panama Papers’ leak continues today, as United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron is forced to issue statements regarding his personal finances. At the same time, technical details of how 2.6TB of data were exfiltrated from Mossack Fonseca’s mail servers have emerged. The leaked data, comprising 4.8 million emails, 3 million database […]

30,000 US government officials’ data leaked-->

30,000 US government officials’ data leaked

Motherboard are reporting that the hacker who claimed to be planning to leak information on thousands of US government workers has made good on his threat. Data pertaining to approximately 20,000 employees of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and 9,000 employees of the Department of Homeland Security was leaked online and shared with Motherboard. The […]

Toy firm breach affects hundreds of thousands of children-->

Toy firm breach affects hundreds of thousands of children

Toy firm breach affects hundreds of thousands of children Toy firm VTech has acknowledged a breach of its systems, including 4.8 million customer records and over 227,000 children’s records. Critically, the data in this breach made it possible to link photographs of children with their home addresses. An individual claiming responsibility for the attack contacted […]

Data breach affects over 150,000 TalkTalk customers-->

Data breach affects over 150,000 TalkTalk customers

It has been revealed that 156,959 customers’ personal details were accessed in last month’s cyber attack on the TalkTalk website. In a press release, the UK telecoms operators state that they have been working hard with the Metropolitan Police since the attack to establish exactly what happened and understand the extent of customer data stolen. […]