News broke back in March 2016 that several major law firms in the US had been breached by hackers. This may have slipped somewhat under the radar, as just a few days later came the announcement of the Mossack Fonseca leak (it was also a breach), but … |More
On Sunday 10th April the ICIJ (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) in joint action with over 190 of its partners began publishing details of the 11 million leaked documents of the world’s 4th biggest offshore law firm, Panama’s Mossack Fonseca. The scale of the leak … |More
Phishing is a frequent cause of data security incidents in organisations. It is probably one of the most effective social engineering tools in the hacker’s kit. The reason a lot of organisations become targets of phishing attacks is that employees are simply not aware of its … |More
Russian national Vladimir Drinkman has pleaded guilty to participating in a major hacking scheme that resulted in the theft of millions of credit card numbers and millions of dollars in damages. He was arrested in the Netherlands in 2012: Drinkman fought extradition to the United States from a prison there … |More
The mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse admitted that up to 2.4m customers’ personal data, such as names, addresses and DOBs might have been exposed to hackers. There is a possibility that encrypted payment card details have also be accessed, leaving previous and existing customers to worry even more.
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Epic Games, maker of hit titles including Gears of War, Unreal Tournament and the legendary Unreal Gaming Engine have had their Games’ forums hacked. The forums have been taken offline and will only re-open once the issue is resolved. The current information on the website states: