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Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach

Parenting site Mumsnet hit by data breach

Technology
Parenting site Mumsnet has reported itself to the UK's data protection watchdog after an upgrade let some people see details of other accounts.In a message placed on the site, it said the problem occurred between 5 and 7 February.Accounts got mixed up if two users logged in at exactly the same time, said Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts.A total of 46 users were breached, the site said, but no passwords are said to have been exposed."You've every right to expect your Mumsnet account to be secure and private," wrote Ms Roberts. "We are working urgently to discover exactly how this breach happened and to learn and improve our processes."Some of those affected sounded the alarm to Mumsnet early on 7 February that they could view other...
EE data breach ‘led to stalking’

EE data breach ‘led to stalking’

Technology
An EE customer has said she was stalked by an ex-partner who worked at the firm, after he accessed her personal data without permission.Francesca Bonafede's number was switched to a new handset and her address and bank details were accessed.She said the company failed to take the data breach seriously and she had to involve police.EE "sincerely apologised" to Ms Bonafede, and said the employee no longer worked for the company. 'They didn't seem concerned'Ms Bonafede, from London, told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme she first contacted EE in February 2018 after her phone suddenly stopped working.After five days with no signal, she was told someone had visited an EE shop, requested a new Sim card and switched the account t...
Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosen indicted for breach of trust

Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosen indicted for breach of trust

World
Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Former Nissan Motors Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn was indicted on new financial charges Friday in a Tokyo court. Ghosn, 64, was charged with aggravated breach of trust for allegedly transferring $ 17 million in personal investment losses to Nissan in 2008 as well understating his compensation by $ 37 million for three years through March 2018, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. Last month, he was indicted for underreporting his pay by around $ 46 million between 2010 and 2015. Ghosn has been in jail since his arrest on Nov. 19 at Tokyo's Haneda airport. Nissan dismissed Ghosn as chairman shortly after his arrest, but he remains chairman and CEO of Renault, which is the largest shareholder and partner of Nissan. The French company has assigned his duties to other executives. ...
Rana Kapoor hold companies get Rs 700 crore to avoid covenant breach

Rana Kapoor hold companies get Rs 700 crore to avoid covenant breach

Finance
MUMBAI: Yes Capital and Morgan Credits, the holding companies for Yes Bank co-founder Rana Kapoor family, stumped up at least about Rs. 700 crores in cash collateral in recent days to Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund and Reliance Mutual Fund to avoid breach of covenants in Non-Convertible Debentures, said two people familiar with the matter. The Rs. 630 crore bonds held in about five schemes of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund was about to break or already broke the minimum 3 times the cover stipulated in the transaction agreement that led to the top-up of collateral, said those people who did not want to be identified. Covenants suggest that the value of Yes Bank shares be at least Rs. 1,890 crores, according to transaction summary provided by Templeton. The value of 7.56 crore shares as a se...
Facebook documents seized by MPs investigating privacy breach

Facebook documents seized by MPs investigating privacy breach

Technology
A cache of Facebook documents has been seized by MPs investigating the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.Rarely used parliamentary powers were used to demand that the boss of a US software firm hand over the details.The Observer, which first reported the story, said the documents included data about Facebook's privacy controls. MP Damian Collins later told the BBC that he believed the documents were "highly relevant" to his inquiry. Facebook has demanded their return.Escorted to ParliamentThe documents were intercepted when an executive of US tech firm Six4Three was on a trip to London.In a highly unusual move the House of Commons serjeant-at-arms was sent to the businessman's hotel and he was given a final warning and a two-hour deadline to comply with th...