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  • UK Travel Company Fined After Losing 1,000,000 Credit Card Details

    A UK travel company, Think W3 Limited, has been fined £150,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for leaking more than 1,000,000 credit card records. A customer database was designed for ‘Internal Use’ but published on the main server with an authentication page and “secret URL”. However, it didn’t take long for hackers to realise […]

  • Barclays Customer Data ‘Stolen’

    Investigations have been launched after a report that thousands of confidential files with Barclays Bank customers details had been stolen and sold. The Mail on Sunday said an anonymous whistleblower had handed it a memory stick with the personal data of 2,000 Barclays customers, saying information on a further 25,000 was also available. The files are said […]