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Calls from the UK to make ‘malicious data breaches’ a criminal offence

The UK government should make ‘malicious data breaches’ a criminal offence, according to a new report from the Science and Technology Committee.

Are healthcare organizations ready to get serious about security … now?

ESET security researcher Lysa Myers looks at a few of the questions she has been hearing more often about the recent surfeit of insurer breaches.

Credit Unions and the Data Security Act of 2015

Credit Unions lost a lot of money due to recent breaches, so financial institutions are eager to see merchants held to higher standards for data security.

UK businesses are unprepared for potential data breaches

Many UK businesses are unequipped to respond to potential data breaches, according to two new independent reports published this week.

Advantage Dental hacked – over 150,000 personal records breached

Advantage Dental has sent out notices to 151,626 customers after a hacking which may have led to the leaking of valuable patient data, according to the Portland Tribune.

Hacked dating website Topface buys back stolen personal data from hacker

A Russian dating website that had 20 million email addresses stolen last week, has paid the hackers not to sell the information, TechWeek Europe reports.

Hacking Sony for Fun and Profit (And Let’s Nail Your Company Too)

It’s been a really rough time for Sony. I have a hunch that in the past month “Sony CTO” has leapt past toilet cleaner on the list of least desirable jobs. Last month there was the massive Sony PlayStation/Qriocity breach that leaked more data than a Wall Street ticker leaks stock prices. Then a Sony

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