Non-U.S.

At least 480,000 Brit bank customers told to change pins Monzo discovers data storage error

Brinkwire reports: ONLINE banking company Monzo has advised 450,000 of its British customers to change their pins following a major security breach. Almost half a million customers affected by the security breach have been told to change their pins after sensitive information was exposed to unauthorised staff. Read more on Brinkwire.   I think Monzo...

AU: Top cyber security agency to brief universities

Shannon Jenkins reports: Australia’s vice-chancellors will receive a high-level cyber security briefing from the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD). The briefing will update universities on the latest security risks and ways to bolster their cyber security. Universities must have stronger defences in place, according to the Minister for Education, Dan Tehan. Read more on The...

Security breach brings down shutters on 7Pay

Michael Carroll reports: Bosses at retailer 7-Eleven Japan called time on its fledgling 7Pay mobile payment service, after deeming attempts to recover from a major security breach were too onerous. The service launched on 1 July offering cashless payments in the retailer’s chain of convenience stores, but within days the set-up was attacked by...