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Tag Archives: Data Breaches in the UK

Data Breaches: UK Police in the Dock

If you are looking for culprits of data breaches in the information industry it is generally the wrong place to look.   Try the police:   More than 300 police staff and officers – including high-ranking officials – have either resigned or been sacked since 2009 for illegally accessing personal data on the police database, according to the UK Information ... Read More »

Data Breaches: UK investigates Private Investigators

In the UK an investigation has been launched into whether any clients of four rogue private investigators convicted of fraud breached the Data Protection Act. The private investigators concerned were given jail sentences last year and had specialized in illegally obtaining private information from organisations such as banks, utility companies and HM Revenue and Customs by purporting to be authorized ... Read More »