Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over data breach

Information Commissioner’s Office fines company £400,000 for sheer number of ‘striking’ and ‘concerning’ security issues following investigation of hackCarphone Warehouse has been fined £400,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for a series of “systemic failures” uncovered following a data breach in 2015.The ICO described the “number of distinct and significant inadequacies in the security arrangements” of Carphone Warehouse as “striking”, and said that it was “ particularly concerning that a number of the inadequacies related to basic, commonplace measures”. Continue reading...

Carphone Warehouse fined £400,000 over data breach

Wed 10 Jan 18 from BBC Technology

Carphone Warehouse fined £400K for serious 2015 data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is back to doing what it does best today, slapping Carphone Warehouse with a £400,000 fine for a 2015 data breach that exposed ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Engadget

Britain fines Carphone Warehouse 400,000 pounds over data breach

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's information regulator said on Wednesday it had fined Carphone Warehouse 400,000 pounds ($539,400) after a 2015 cyber attack exposed the personal data of more than ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Reuters Technology

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