An additional 185,000 BA customers may have had their details exposed. With the company already facing a class-action lawsuit, potential fines and reputational losses, this could be a bumpy ride.
Uber will have to pay $148 million to state authorities in the US for attempting to cover up a data breach in 2016.
One of this month’s big headlines has been the emergence of “a new form of cyberattack” which leverages GDPR in its ransom demands. But what makes it different from previous ransom-based attacks?
The Information Commissioner’s Office has taken enforcement action against two companies for nuisance phone calls, including a fine of £700,000.
French data protection authority CNIL has issued a €250,000 fine against Optical Center in relation to a complaint about a “significant data leak” in July 2017.
Lincare Holdings Inc, the US’s largest provider of home respiratory supplies, has agreed to pay $875,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit from employees over a data breach which occurred in February 2017.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday announced that Altaba – a holding company that swept up Yahoo’s remains after Verizon took over its internet business last year – has agreed to pay a $35 million fine for Yahoo having waited more than two years to tell investors about a breach it knew of as early as December 2014.