May 022015
 May 2, 2015  Breaches, Non-U.S. No Responses »

Sean Poulter reports: Insurers were being probed by police last night over the illegal sale of customer data. The scam involves brokers passing the personal details of car accident victims to claims management companies. The ‘cash for crash’ firms then cold-call clients to tout an injury compensation service. Read more [Read More…]

May 022015

CBC News reports: A Quebec woman is facing criminal charges for allegedly taking over people’s computers remotely, spying on them through their web cameras and harassing them through their computer speakers. Valérie Gignac, a 27-year-old from Saint-Alphonse-de-Rodriguez, Que., appeared in court today and was charged with four counts related to the [Read More…]

Apr 292015
 April 29, 2015  Breaches, Govt, Non-U.S., Online No Responses »

The editors of the Deccan Chronicle in India address a breach noted earlier this week on In an appalling act of recklessness, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has compromised the privacy of over a million Internet users of the country by publishing online all the responses of their consultation paper on Net neutrality. Either the [Read More…]