TalkTalk: Not Walking the Walk

A week ago, TalkTalk was hacked. The company claims that hackers don’t have enough information from the hack alone to steal money from their customers. It’s unable to confirm how many of the 4 million customers were affected. Having failed as a business to protect their customers’ confidential information (one for the Data Commissioner, surely)… Continue reading TalkTalk: Not Walking the Walk

Data Security

This week I had emails from two services I use notifying me that they each had suffered some sort of security intrusion, and suggesting I change my password etc etc. One was Slack — for a technology company currently raising assets at a reported $2.8bn valuation, discovering that hackers have been poking around in the… Continue reading Data Security