Tag Archives: Cybercrime

Lush hit as website is repeatedly hacked

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If you’re a fan of fragrant bath soaps and face creams, you may have noticed that Lush.co.uk is currently out of order, the victim of repeat hacking that has compromised customers’ credit card details. In numerous cases, the credit card fraud has changed from a potential danger to a reality…. Read more »

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Sainsbury’s employee caught in Nectar point scam

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As a business, it can be hard enough protecting yourself against the outside threat of hacking and fraud. But how can you prevent trusted employees taking advantage of weaknesses in an IT infrastructure? James Stevenson, a Sainsbury’s IT employee, was recently sentenced to 20 months in prison for Nectar point… Read more »

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US Health Department reports privacy breach

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After a year imposing fines on hospitals guilty of losing patient records, the patient privacy breach shoe appears to be on the other foot for the California Department of Public Health, which reported losing data for more than 2,500 facility residents, department employees and other healthcare workers to state authorities… Read more »

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