Indian hackers release details of 1.7 million Snapchat users after backlash against Snapchat CEO

One of the largest social networking sites, Snapchat has been allegedly hacked by Anonymous India. According to reports, the hacking group allegedly leaked 1.7 million Snapchat user’s personal data online. The snapchat CEO, Evan Spiegel’s has caused controversy by allegedly calling India a “poor country”. The allegations are part of a lawsuit filed by previous […]

Action Fraud concerned about the increase in businesses falling victim to “PBX Dial through fraud”

Action Fraud is continuing to receive reports of businesses falling victim to “PBX Dial through fraud” and is encouraging people to understand more about what PBX fraud is and how businesses can protect themselves and their customer’s personal data. So, what is PBX fraud? Private Branch Exchanges (PBX) are telephone systems used by businesses to […]

April GDPR Conference Europe has sold out – tickets are on sale for the new date in June

GDPR.Report is supporting the GDPR Conference Europe, which aims to help companies gain all the information they need to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in May 2018. Speakers include leading experts from organisations such as the ICO, Crown Records Management and Fox Williams LLP. Preparing for the GDPR is essential for […]

Experian survey reveals that companies continue to struggle with customer expectations and increased scrutiny

A new global business survey, commissioned by Experian, has found that many companies are still struggling to keep pace with customer expectations and increased scrutiny. Data has transformed the way the world conducts business, but the findings revealed that 48% of businesses aren’t ready for the new GDPR legislation coming into force next May. 64% […]

Eleven charities are fined for misusing millions of past donors information

Eleven charities including, include Oxfam, Cancer Research UK, The Royal British Legion and Battersea Dogs’ and Cats’ Home have been fined for the misuse of millions of past donors. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said offences included secretly piecing together data from various sources and trading personal details to target new and lapsed donors. This […]