No scone unturned in hunt for kids’ TV cookery show data?

Graham Cluley

No scone unturned in hunt for kids' TV cookery show data?

The BBC has apologised and set up a freephone helpline after it was discovered that the personal details of children who had applied to participate in a kids’ TV show had been stolen.

The BBC says it has suspended the production of “Gastronuts”, following the loss of a memory stick containing the names, addresses and dates of birth of 250 children who wished to take part in a new television cookery show.

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.