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Sports Direct employees get a cyber kicking

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As if being paid below the minimum wage and working in Dickensian conditions isn’t enough, a hushed-up cyber attack on Sports Direct in September last year has resulted in employees’ sensitive personal data being filched. The data breach includes names, addresses, email and telephone numbers. You know, just the basics… Read more »

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Profiling employees for cyber habits good predictor of risk

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The University of Adelaide’s Business School has suggested in recent research that businesses should better understand the computer profile of their employees as certain behaviours may indicate a propensity to a greater risk of cyber security issues. This profiling is not necessarily about intended security breaches, but about lax behaviour… Read more »

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Sony agrees to pay $8m for 2014 breach

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Media giant Sony has agreed to pay millions of dollars in compensation to their employees whose personal data was taken during a hack attack in 2014. The breach took place just before Sony’s release of the controversial film “The Interview” parodying the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and his fictional… Read more »

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