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British Airways faces record $230 million fine over data theft

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LONDON (Reuters) – British Airways-owner IAG is facing a record $230 million fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO proposed a penalty of 183.4 million pounds, or 1.5% of British Airways’ 2017 worldwide Read More

British Airways faces $230 million fine over data theft

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FILE PHOTO: British Airways aircraft are seen at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay (Reuters) – British Airways owner IAG said on Monday the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) intends to impose a penalty of 183.4 million pounds ($229.8 million) for the theft of customer data from the airline’s website Read More

In drought-hit Delhi, the haves get limitless water, the poor fight for every drop

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – In this teeming capital city of more than 20 million people, a worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India’s rich and poor. Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi, India, June 28, 2019. Picture taken June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi The politicians, Read More

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked ‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex to spy on accounts – sources

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WASHINGTON/LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hackers working for Western intelligence agencies broke into Russian internet search company Yandex (YNDX.O) in late 2018 deploying a rare type of malware in an attempt to spy on user accounts, four people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russian internet group Yandex is pictured Read More

Ukrainian reformers under fire as battle over PrivatBank heats up

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KIEV (Reuters) – The day after Ukraine elected a new president in April, former central bank chief Valeria Gontareva was summoned for questioning as a suspect in a corruption investigation. FILE PHOTO: Valeria Gontareva, the former head of Ukraine’s central bank, attends a news conference in Kiev December 30, 2014. REUTERS/Konstantin Grishin/File Photo Days later, Read More

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns. FILE PHOTO: A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is Read More

S-300 theft fail: Pole jailed for 14 years after attempting to steal Russian missile system parts

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A Polish national, caught red-handed trying to steal classified parts of the S-300 missile system for a Polish supplier, has been tried and convicted in a Moscow court on charges of espionage. Marian Radzajewski was found guilty and sentenced to 14 years in a “strict regime colony,” Moscow City Court announced in a press release Read More

Oregon DHS hit by massive phishing attack, 645K accounts compromised

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Opening a fraudulent email can wreak havoc, as a recent incident in Oregon shows. This week, the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS)notified approximately 645,000 clients that their personal information was compromised as a result of a phishing email breach. Phishing involves sending fraudulent email masquerading as a trustworthy entity in order to steal sensitive Read More

Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing’s MAX sale

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LE BOURGET, France (Reuters) – Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by British Airways’ owner for rival Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jet. Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, and Read More