ICO fails to sock it to shoe retailer Office, following massive data breach.
What sort of message does that send to other companies?
UK shoe retailer Office has sent its customers an email, explaining that it has suffered a serious security breach.
It hasn’t seen fit to mention it on its homepage though…
It took eBay a full 5 days, 5 hours, and 10 minutes before it managed to email me about its security breach, and suggested I change my password.
Fortunately I wasn’t waiting for their advice.
eBay – please stop trying to get me to buy sneakers and watering cans.
I’d much rather your homepage told me that you’d had a security breach, and told me what I had to do about it.
Orange must have something of a red face right now, as it has found itself in the embarrassing position of admitting that hackers have made away with customer information for the second time this year.
The personal details of some 158,128 people – including their names, email addresses, birth dates, IP addresses – have been leaked following what appears to be a serious security breach at Samsung-owned web TV service, Boxee.
The website of the Racing Post has been hacked by criminals who managed to access customer information.
Gamblers – be on your guard and make sure you use different passwords for different websites.
Just hours after the US launch of Nintendo’s latest game console, the Wii U, a video game fan claims that he accidentally “hacked” into the console’s online component – the Miiverse.
Read more in my article at Naked Security.