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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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MySpace comes back to haunt users

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Millions of personal account details from users of Tumblr and MySpace have recently appeared on the dark web for sale. This comes shortly after personal details of LinkedIn users were being sold online as well. In both cases, the data seems to be reasonably old, suggesting that the theft took… Read more »

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Data from contactless payment cards can be stolen

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Card use in stores has started to evolve from chip and pin to wave and go. Customers are able to simply wave their card in order to complete a transaction without inputting any data or providing a signature. Customers can tap or hold a card near to the reader and… Read more »

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