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Researchers at VPN firm Surfshark have been analysing data on 533 million people leaked from Facebook
Egypt, Italy and US most affected in Facebook leak (computerweekly.com)
Regulators may be unable to do much about leaked data on 533 million Facebook users, as it seems to have been stolen before GDPR came into force
Facebook data leak could be outside scope of GDPR (computerweekly.com)
Facebook gives its side of the story as data on millions of its users leaks, but is yet to apologise for security lapses that put half a billion people at risk of compromise
Facebook ducks calls to apologise over huge data leak (computerweekly.com)
British clothing brand FatFace has sent a controversial 'confidential' data breach notification to customers after suffering a ransomware attack earlier this year.
FatFace sends controversial data breach email after ransomware attack (bleepingcomputer.com)
Bulk SMS messages sent by local councils across the UK contained weblinks leading to pages that freely exposed to the public thousands of taxpayers' names, addresses, and outstanding debts, The Register can reveal.
Thousands of taxpayers' personal details potentially exposed online through councils' debt-chasing texts • The Register
BCS warns of challenges to come as the government presses on with its plans for Covid-19 vaccine passports
Vaccine passports cannot put basic rights at risk, warns BCS (computerweekly.com)
Two separate companies that sent nuisance text messages during the Covid-19 pandemic have been fined a total of £330,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
ICO fines firms for sending more than 2.7 million spam text messages during the pandemic | ICO
Clear spike in data breach incidents at defence partners may reflect better reporting standards, claims MoD
MoD partners playing fast and loose with confidential data (computerweekly.com)
A member of a bank's anti-fraud team has been jailed after selling customer card details to a gang of con artists operating across the country.
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