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Vodafone Australia dealer shut down after data breach

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Vodafone Australia has recently come under scrutiny after billing details and call history of millions of its customers were found to be available through a publicly accessible website. Upon further investigation, Vodafone Australia’s largest premium partner, Communications Direct, was found to be at the source of the data breach. Not… 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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