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Dixons Carphone discloses data breach affecting 5.9M payment cards, 105k of which were compromised – TechCrunch

Dixons Carphone discloses data breach affecting 5.9M payment cards, 105k of which were compromised – TechCrunch European electronics and telecoms retailer Dixons Carphone has revealed a hack of its systems in which the intruder/s attempted to compromise 5.9 million payment cards. In a statement put out today it says a review …

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UK watchdog issues $330k fine for Yahoo’s 2014 data breach – TechCrunch

UK watchdog issues $330k fine for Yahoo’s 2014 data breach – TechCrunch Another fallout from the massive Yahoo data breach that dates back to 2014: The UK’s data watchdog has just issued a £250,000 (~$334k) penalty for violations of the Data Protection Act 1998. Yahoo, which has since been acquired by …

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Don’t put passwords in Trello – TechCrunch

Don’t put passwords in Trello – TechCrunch A new bit of research from David Shear at security firm Flashpoint found that there are hundreds if not thousands of open Trello boards containing passwords, login credentials, and other potentially sensitive stuff including employee on-boarding documents. He and Brian Krebs reported the …

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Cambridge Analytica closes as former executives create another data company

Cambridge Analytica closes as former executives create another data company Cambridge Analytica shut down its worldwide offices today and the company announced that it is closing up shop. The company claims it lost clients and business due to the negative media attention. The post Cambridge Analytica closes as former executives …

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Credit Karma expands its identity theft monitoring tool to include dark web data – TechCrunch

Credit Karma expands its identity theft monitoring tool to include dark web data – TechCrunch Credit Karma is best known for being the only reason anyone is ever willing to peek at their credit score, but the company has other things it wants you to be less stressed out about …

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Localblox data breach is the latest nightmare for Facebook, LinkedIn

Localblox data breach is the latest nightmare for Facebook, LinkedIn After the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, there’s now Localblox, a company that scrapes personal information from social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook. Unfortunately, that data was compromised. The post Localblox data breach is the latest nightmare for Facebook, LinkedIn appeared …

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Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch

Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch Monzy Merza is the chief security evangelist at Splunk. More posts by this contributor The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat This week, 50,000 security professionals will descend upon …

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Facebook urged to make GDPR its “baseline standard” globally – TechCrunch

Facebook is facing calls from consumer groups to make the European Union’s incoming GDPR data protection framework the “baseline standard for all Facebook services”. The update to the bloc’s data protection framework is intended to strengthen consumers’ control over how their personal data is used by bolstering transparency and consent …

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