Credit Suisse: Massive data breach sheds light on international corruption

The Credit Suisse data breach revealed that for several decades the bank served clients involved in human rights violations, corruption and drug trafficking, according to media reports based on data breaches of more than 18,000 accounts totaling over $100 billion. Dictators, drug dealers, war criminals and human traffickers have been among the Swiss bank’s clients, […]

10 million COSMOTE and OTE fine for leaking personal data of millions of customers

The Data Protection Authority imposed a €6,000,000 fine on Cosmote and €3,250,000 on OTE for leaking the personal data of millions of consumers. Upon notification to COSMOTE of the personal data breach incident that was identified in early September 2020, the agency investigated the circumstances and, in this context, examined the legality of holding “leaked” […]

10 million COSMOTE and OTE fine for leaking the personal data of millions of consumers

The Data Protection Authority imposed a €6,000,000 fine on Cosmote and €3,250,000 on OTE for leaking the personal data of millions of consumers. Following COSMOTE’s notification of the personal data breach incident that was identified in early September 2020, the agency investigated the circumstances and, in this context, examined the legality of storing “leaked” files, […]

US military personnel accidentally leaked classified information about nuclear weapons

Deutsche Welle reports data leaks and secret security protocols on US nuclear weapons and bases held in Europe. According to a German newspaper, some American soldiers in charge of nuclear weapons used publicly available flashcard applications (training systems), revealing a range of sensitive and classified data. Although the presence of US nuclear weapons in Europe […]

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