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Banijay Employee Data Potentially Breached After Super-Producer Falls Victim To Cyber Attack

Jake Kanter reports: Highly sensitive employee data, including bank account details and home addresses, may have been breached after super-producer Banijay was the victim of what could be a major hack late last week. Banijay, the company behind global hits including MasterChef and Big Brother, had its IT systems compromised by a bad actor demanding a ransom, potentially exposing...

UK: Second hospital data breach revealed in online papers

Emily Roberts reports: A second data breach has been reported by the trust which runs Basingstoke hospital, after personal data of 1,000 members of staff was shared. Details of the breach which was reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in July, have come to light in meeting papers published by Hampshire Hospitals NHS...

Imagine things are bad enough that you need a payday loan. Then imagine flaws in systems of loan lead generators leave your records in the open… for years

Danny Bradbury reports: Two separate internet affiliate networks have closed vulnerabilities that exposed potentially millions of records in one of the most sensitive areas: payday loans. US-based software engineer Kevin Traver contacted us after he found two large groups of short-term loan websites that were giving up sensitive personal information via separate vulnerabilities. These...

Floor covering provider Headlam discloses data breach

Reuters reports: Floor coverings distributor Headlam Group said on Tuesday there had been an unauthorised access to some of its computer systems, resulting in some data being accessed. Certain back office systems were affected, including the email system which is now restored, the company said. Read more on Reuters.

Tesla Model X Has Flaw Allowing It to Be Hacked and Stolen

Well, now that this story has been picked up by Car and Driver, expect a lot more attention to be paid to this by both white hats and not-so-white hats. Roberto Baldwin reports: Automakers work hard to reduce the possibility that hackers can steal their cars. But, it’s an ongoing battle between the people...