TalkTalk fined a record £400,000 over cyber attack on customer data

TalkTalk fined a record £400,000 over cyber attack on customer data
 

The Information Commissioner's Office said the attack last October could have been prevented if TalkTalk had taken basic steps to protect customers' information.
Personal data of 156,959 customers including names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers and email addresses was said to have been accessed.
The ICO said that in 15,656 cases , the attacker had access to bank account details and sort codes
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said: "TalkTalk's failure to implement the most basic cyber security measures allowed hackers to penetrate TalkTalk's systems with ease.... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 34
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