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EasyJet has revealed that the personal information of 9 million customers was accessed in what the low-cost airline is describing as a “highly sophisticated” cyber-attack. The company announced that email... more
The cyber attack on foreign exchange provider Travelex demonstrates the growing threat of ransomware and is a warning that financial services firms need to step up their security, according to... more
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Cyber attack — the words alone can be enough to incite panic. Between a lack of understanding and media sensationalism, any mention of cyber attacks brings to mind catastrophic levels... more
The UK’s financial regulator (FCA) has issued Tesco bank with a £16.4 million penalty over an online cyber incident that occurred two years ago, the first fine the FCA has... more
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The news today is full of stories about financial damage caused by the dark web, cyber crime and hacker attacks against organisations, or about hundreds of thousands of user accounts... more