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Recent police statistics show that more the £190,000 a day is lost in the UK by victims of cyber-crime Recent police statistics show a 24% increase in in reported money lost to cyber-crime between April and September 2018, with a massive £34.6m reported being stolen. In those 6 months 13,357 people UK citizens reported cyber-crimes [...]
French data regulator CNIL has fined Google £44 Million for breaking the EU’s data protection rules. The GDPR has been law for almost 8 months and we have already seen a huge fine given to one of the “big fish”. Two French privacy rights groups filed complaints against Google just one day after the GDPR [...]
Superdrug have advised 20,000 customers to change their passwords after blackmail attempt Criminals recently attempted to blackmail Superdrug after claiming they had access to 20,000 customer accounts. The criminals threatened to sell customer data on the dark web unless a ransom was paid, so far it is believed the data included email addresses, passwords and [...]
2 London-based men have been jailed for stealing £1Million from business’ during Phishing scam South-London based crime partners Emmanuel Mmaduike and Olawale Kashimawo have been sentenced to over 6 years in jail after being found guilty of fraud and money laundering. The pair spent the last few years living “lavish” lifestyles; hiring helicopters, driving luxury [...]
A businessman has won a legal battle against Google in the UK High Court for the ‘right to be forgotten’ A businessman who spent 6 months in jail 10 years ago requested that search engine Google remove all search results about his past crime from the site. He believes that news articles and any other [...]