Data loss

Virtual woman lures Fidel Castro’s son into love sting

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With friends like these who needs password security?

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Iranian media falls for Obama BlackBerry hack hoax

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530,000 Virginia patients individually warned of SSN hack

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$50,000 Reward For Al Gore’s Daughter’s Social Security Number

When the National Archives lost a hard drive containing records from the Clinton administration, they also realized more than 100,000 social security numbers were missing.

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109,000 pension holders at risk after laptop stolen

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Leaked German poll results lead to Twittergate

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NHS accused of “cavalier attitude” after data security leaks

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Fear of blackmail after RAF loses sensitive personal data

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Bad news – it’s child’s play for anyone to recover your deleted Twitterings

Following last night’s discussion about British TV celebrity Jonathan Ross accidentally revealing his personal email address on Twitter (and how, despite his attempts to delete the Tweet, it’s still available for anyone to read) I’ve found out about an online service which makes it even easier to find those Tweets that all of us would

Jonathan Ross email goof highlights Twitter security issue

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34% of resold hard drives contain personal data, study reveals

Researchers found that a disturbing number of hard drives sold on auction websites and at computer fairs contain sensitive information.

Hackers demand $10 million ransom after wiping patient data

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Twitter security breach exposes accounts to hackers

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Meet Sophos at Infosec in London

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Salma Hayek’s email account is hacked

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