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TalkTalk fined £400,000 for poor security practises

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It has been almost a year since TalkTalk suffered a huge cyber attack, in which the personal information of over 150,000 customers was stolen. Now, the UK-based ISP has to face the consequences, as the firm has been fined a record £400,000 for poor security practices, which left consumer data …

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Another arrest made in connection to TalkTalk hack

Arrests are still being made as the police continue to investigate exactly what went down in the TalkTalk hack, which saw customer details accessed, presumably to then be used as part of a mass phishing scam or sold on to others. The fifth arrest was made this week in connection …

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The TalkTalk hack will cost it around £35 million

TalkTalk has been in the news a lot these past couple of weeks, after a major hack saw the details of thousands of customers stolen. So far four people have been arrested in connection to the hack and the ISP has been working on contacting every customer that had their …

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157,000 people had details stolen in TalkTalk hack

With four people now in custody for their connection to the TalkTalk hack, we are starting to learn more and more about what actually happened. After a couple of weeks of speculation as to how much data was stolen, we now know that 157,000 customers of the ISP had their …

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Fourth arrest made in TalkTalk hacking case

The police have been really cracking down on the people behind the TalkTalk hack a couple of weeks back, with four people now arrested in total. Yesterday, police made their way to Norwich to arrest and search the home of a 16 year old connected to the crime, which saw …

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Second person arrested in TalkTalk hack investigation

The UK police have managed to track down and arrest a second suspect in the TalkTalk hacking case, which saw the personal information of the ISP’s customers stolen. The second suspect was arrested in London on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences after detectives searched his home. The first arrest …

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UK Police make arrest in high-profile TalkTalk hacking case

The UK police have managed to track down and arrest a suspect in the TalkTalk hacking case, which saw the financial information of customers stolen. The suspect is just 15 years old and was arrested in Northern Ireland, the police’s own report also says that the boy’s premises will be searched …

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TalkTalk website hit with major data breach, receives ransom note

Telecoms operator TalkTalk has been hit by what has been described by police as a “significant”, attack on its website, resulting in the potential leaking of banking and personal data for some or all of the company’s four million customers around the UK. While police and online-crime divisions are investigating the …

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TalkTalk warning customers that data may be compromised

TalkTalk is currently warning its customers that its servers were breached recently and user data may have been compromised. According to the UK ISP, cyber thieves may have been able to get their hands on account numbers and personal information, such as names and date of birth. Now with these …

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Tesco is giving up on Blinkbox

Over the last few months, Tesco has been winding down on its loss-making digital download service, Blinkbox. The movie watching side of the business was sold off to TalkTalk a few weeks ago but Tesco still owned Music and Books services, which are now either being sold off or shut …

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Talktalk is throlling Imgur in the name of the children

Net Neutrality is quite a hot topic around the internet based world at the moment, as it seems America and other countries may see the future as a gated community of permissions and access hierarchy and a lot of people aren’t happy with it. Similarly, not many people are happy …

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What does broadband cost these days?

Like all of you, KitGuru inboxes get hammered with a spread of promotions at a constant level. Once in a while, we cast our eye on something that actually gets you thinking. This morning’s thought is broadband related. KitGuru shines a torch on the dark fibres. Possibly one of the …

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David Cameron’s favourite porn filter is Chinese

We talked about the automatic porn filters David Cameron wants all ISPs to implement a couple of days ago and boy did it get you guys riled up. Understandably so as well. We’re talking about a government censoring the internet, that always makes us mad. However, the government won’t actually have …

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Talk Talk is the worst ISP, again

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Talk Talk has been crowned the king of horrible ISPs, after it was announced that it had received the most complaints about its services between Apil and June this year. For every 100,000 customers, it received 42 complaints for its broadband – comparative service Sky, received only 10. It wasn’t …

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