Tags: theft

145 million accounts stolen thanks to use of employees log-in details

The reputational damage to eBay could hardly be greater. Every single one of its 15 million British users is being required to change their passwords following a security breach. One would expect that a company as large as eBay would have fairly stringent security measures in place. So what kind of highly sophisticated hacking techniques…

Christian Toon: What the daily commute could mean for your data

The latest intelligence on Al-Qaeda, a high profile Child Protection report and plans for policing the London 2012 Olympics; three very different documents with two things in common: firstly, they all contained highly confidential information and secondly, they were all left on a train. In each example, an inquisitive fellow commuter picked up the folder,…

Revolutionary new tool to help stop employee retail theft before it starts

IntegriTool UK Ltd has launched a revolutionary tool to help reduce the chances of hiring dishonest people, and therefore dramatically reducing the incidence of stock theft and employee fraud. According to the 2013/14 UK Retail Fraud Survey, retailers’ concern over merchandise theft by employees is second only to their concerns over shoplifting – 27 per…