DATE December 17, 2015 1:49 pm POSTED BY CATEGORY News

A flavour of November news

Talk Talk hack estimated to cost up to £35m

VTech hack exposes 6m kids and 5m adults’ data

Starwood Hotels (USA) hit by malware introduced to tills

TuneCore (online music site) database breached

Adele fans’ data compromised on ticket website through insecure code

Pearson VUE (manages credentials) hacked

Touchnote Postcard App customer database breached

ICO’s launches video on direct marketing guidance

ICO and Ofcom launch action plan to stop nuisance calls

ICO issues enforcement notice against cold call company

ICO starts investigation into 1000 companies buying and selling personal information

ICO issues £370k of fines for PECR compliance failures (cold calling etc.) during November
ICO issues £200k of fines for P7 breach (information security) during November

Unilever ponders personalised marketing under the new regime

Security experts warn of rise in insider data breaches