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November was another busy month in the world of cyber security with lots of data hacks being reported as well as many internet users taking advantage of the biggest online shopping event of the year, Black Friday. Here’s the latest from November: Marriot Hotels Hacked Marriott International Hotels revealed that they had been a victim… [MORE]

Ridesharing company, Uber have been fined a huge £385,000 for the loss of UK customer data back in 2016, by The Information Commissioner’s Office. The data which included full names, addresses and phone numbers were stolen due to avoidable data security flaws. The company also did not alert their customers that their data had been… [MORE]

October was once again a busy month in the world of cyber security with plenty of fines from the Information Commissioners Office being reported after data breaches. Have a read of the some of the top stories for October below: Facebook was fined maximum amount Facebook was fined the maximum amount of £500,000 under the… [MORE]

The annual review of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) showed that it stopped the nation from falling victim to around 1,200 cyber attacks in the past two years, foiling an average of 10 attacks every week. Most of the potential hacks were carried out by state-sponsored hackers from hostile nations. The NCSC, which was… [MORE]

Once again, September has been another busy month in the world of cyber security with British Airways suffering a breach to the MoD and GCHQ joining forces to beef up security. Take a look at the most popular stories below: British Airways suffers data hack Popular airline, British Airways suffered a large hack which resulted… [MORE]

We always keep our customers up to date with the latest cyber security news on our blog, so this time we thought we’d share some top tips to keep your business safe while online. Check out our top five cyber security tips below: Password Management: Password management is a great place to start when thinking… [MORE]

Thousands of debit card holders in the UK were charged twice for debit card payments following a system glitch. An error occurred with a particular card terminal, Cardnet which is run as a joint venture between Lloyds Bank and First Data. Customers hard-earned money came out of bank accounts twice but transactions only showed up… [MORE]

Yet again it has been another busy month for cyber criminals. From stealing guest data to communication specialists suffering a major breach, here’s the top cyber security news you need to know about from August: Butlins guests records stolen Popular UK holiday resort, Butlins suffered a huge data breach following a phishing email and the… [MORE]

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter have reportedly removed and suspended a number of accounts following inauthentic and manipulating behaviour. The accounts, which were located in (yes, you guessed it) Russia and Iran, were removed after Chief Executive and big boss at Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg identified them as being misleading. More than 650 Facebook pages… [MORE]

The FBI has warned of a potential worldwide ATM hack which could see millions withdrawn from banks in a major operation conducted by those pesky cyber criminals. A confidential alert has been sent to banks warning of the so called ‘ATM Cashout’. In a report, the FBI advised that the hack could be imminent and… [MORE]

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