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Cosmetic giant Yves Rocher hit by data leak exposing 2.5 million customers

Personal information belonging to customers of companies working with French retail consultancy Aliznet, including 2.5 million customers of cosmetic and beauty giant Yves Rocher, has been exposed in a data leak.

Aliznet has previously served IBM, Salesforce, Sephora, Louboutin and Inwi, although it is understood the most sensitive data exposed belongs to Canadian customers of Yves Rocher.


Ex-AWS employee behind Capital One hack also infiltrated its cloud servers to mine crypto

The former AWS employee who allegedly hacked Capital One bank in July has been accused of breaching the bank’s cloud servers to mine cryptocurrency.

Paige Thompson – who went by the online moniker “erratic” – was indicted yesterday for stealing data from Capital One and 30 other entities, and has been charged with wire fraud, and computer fraud and abuse, according to Seattle court documents.


Biometrics platform used by UK police stored millions of unhashed fingerprints on unsecured database

An unencrypted Elasticsearch database containing millions of fingerprints, facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information on employees has been discovered by researchers. The database belongs to Biostar 2, a biometric security platform recently integrated into AEOS, an access control system used by the UK Metropolitan Police.


Only 11% of UK businesses have cyber insurance policy

Uptake of cyber security insurance in the UK is worringly low and placing millions of small businesses at risk, according to new research.


Capital One breach affecting 106 million customers caused by misconfigured cloud storage

Scores of personal information including social security numbers, credit scores and balances were sitting on Github for weeks A hacker gained access to personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications in the US, the bank said as US federal authorities arrested a suspect in the case. Paige A Thompson – who… Read More



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