UK: Phished IT bod opens door to 40,000 finance folks’ personal details

Kat Hall reports:

A major data security breach at the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment has caused the release of 40,000 members’ details to a fraudster.

On Friday (May 29) the professional body for finance and investment folk held an emergency meeting concerning the release of every member’s name, email address and membership level.

The institute wrote to its members to say its was “deeply concerned” about the breach.

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