Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
One of the world’s largest telecoms and IT services companies has revealed that attackers may have stolen data from its internal systems, affecting over 600 customers. NTT Communications provides cloud, network and data center services to some of the world’s biggest companies. Its parent, NTT Group, is ranked in the top 100 of the Fortune Global 500.
The German Federal Court on Thursday referred a lawsuit filed by a consumer protection watchdog alleging privacy violations by Facebook to the Court of Justice of the European Union to seek clarification on the applicable law. The long-running case, brought by the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv), alleged that the social network had allowed operators of online games to improperly collect the personal data of people who played them.
A European critical national infrastructure (CNI) security organisation has welcomed National Grid as its first UK member, saying the UK’s transmission system operator (TSO) is among Europe’s “most sophisticated” in terms of cybersecurity posture, and its membership will boost knowledge sharing.
Minted recently became aware of a report that mentioned Minted as one of ten companies impacted by a potential cybersecurity incident. Minted promptly undertook an investigation, with the assistance of outside forensic experts. The investigation determined that, on May 6, 2020, unauthorized actors obtained information from the company's user account database. Since determining this on May 15, the company worked expeditiously to assess what information was impacted and identify affected customers.
Interesting reading "Cloud security and data protection: What enterprises need to know"
A large data leak from an AFL fan website has exposed around 70 million records online, including private conversations between users, according to cybersecurity researchers. Aussie Rules forum Bigfooty.com has around 100,000 users - although it's not known how many were affected.
*These sites aren’t affiliated with GDPR Community and these aren’t an advertisement, they’re simply site’s we’ve thought the community might have an interest in reading.