Data and computer security

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Pizza Hut Australia hack: data breach exposes customer information and order details
Company says it believes about 193,000 customers are affected by the breach, which it spotted in early September

Josh Taylor

20, Sep, 2023 @6:58 AM

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Greater Manchester police officers’ data hacked in cyber-attack
Details of thousands of officers may have been taken in ransomware attack on third-party supplier

Josh Halliday and Matthew Weaver

14, Sep, 2023 @7:24 PM

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‘Our health data is about to flow more freely, like it or not’: big tech’s plans for the NHS
The long read: The government is about to award a £480m contract to build a vast new database of patient data. But if people don’t trust it, they’ll opt out – I know, because I felt I had to

Cori Crider

14, Sep, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Twitter chaos after Elon Musk takeover may have violated privacy order, DoJ alleges
US Department of Justice questions compliance with FTC order on data security and privacy practices

Dan Milmo and agency

13, Sep, 2023 @11:50 AM

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Washington DC-based group targeted in apparent Pegasus hack
Citizen Lab discovers alleged attack using ‘zero-click exploit’ on individual employed by DC organization

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

08, Sep, 2023 @4:27 PM

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Electoral Commission failed cybersecurity test in same year as hack
UK election watchdog admits it did not pass assessment in 2021, when voter data security was breached

Dan Milmo

05, Sep, 2023 @9:57 AM

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TissuPath hack: patient data possibly exposed in cyber-attack on Melbourne pathology clinic
Company says it is investigating the potential exposure of referral letters, patient names, contact details and Medicare numbers

Ariel Bogle

05, Sep, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Customer data used for unwanted romantic contact, UK poll shows
Almost one in three people aged 18-34 have been messaged by staff after giving personal details to a business

Hibaq Farah

21, Aug, 2023 @11:01 PM

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In Northern Ireland, even a data breach can be deadly – and the ripple effects could be disastrous | Martin Kettle
The return of power-sharing has never been more urgent, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

17, Aug, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Dissident republicans obtained leaked police data, says PSNI chief
Force’s chief constable believes thousands of officers’ personal details are in paramilitary hands

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

14, Aug, 2023 @6:20 PM

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PSNI bosses’ blase attitude to data leak that has put my family at risk | Letter
Letter: A serving member of Police Service Northern Ireland on the sacrifices that have been made and the lack of support from the top

13, Aug, 2023 @4:30 PM

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PSNI data breach: 200 officers and staff not informed about theft for month
Police-issued laptop, radio and documents stolen from car in Northern Ireland on 6 July

Nadeem Badshah and agency

12, Aug, 2023 @6:38 PM

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