ICO statement: Intention to fine British Airways £183.39m under GDPR for data breach

In September, 2018, the International Airlines Group (IAG) announced that British Airways was investigating a possible data breach involving its website and mobile application.  Soon after, we learned that 380,000 payments had been compromised in a few weeks between August 21, when Magecart malware was injected, and early September. Today, the U.K.’s Information Commissioner’s...

Urgent Cyber Warning For Hospitals Over Threat Of ‘WannaCry Repeat’: Report

Zak Doffman reports: In the two years since the devastating WannaCry cyberattack hit worldwide, institutions have not done enough to protect themselves against a repeat. And that’s especially true in the healthcare sector. A report this week by Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) warns that hospitals “remain vulnerable to cyber...

Croatian government targeted by mysterious hackers

Catalin Cimpanu reports: A mysterious hacker group has targeted, and most likely infected, Croatian government employees between February and April this year. Attackers, which are suspected to be a state-sponsored unit, have targeted victims using a spear-phishing campaign that mimicked delivery notifications from the Croatian postal or other retail services. Read more on ZDNet....