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Babylon Health admits GP app suffered a data breach

Babylon Health admits GP app suffered a data breach

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Babylon Health has acknowledged that its GP video appointment app has suffered a data breach.The firm was alerted to the problem after one of its users discovered he had been given access to dozens of video recordings of other patients' consultations.A follow-up check by Babylon revealed a small number of further UK users could also see others' sessions.The firm said it had since fixed the issue and notified regulators.Babylon allows its members to speak to a doctor, therapist or other health specialist via a smartphone video call and, when appropriate, sends an electronic prescription to a nearby pharmacy. It has more than 2.3 million registered users in the UK.Leeds-based Rory Glover had access to the service via his membership of a private health insur...

Sports news LIVE: Ravel Morrison on Rooney comments, Manchester United player in ‘lockdown breach’, Premier League to be finished in seven weeks

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines today: Premier League season ‘to be completed in seven-week window’ with plan to start on June 12 Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo caught flouting coronavirus lockdown guidelines and will be ‘reminded […] talkSPORT
Moise Kean: Everton ‘appalled’ at ‘lockdown breach’ incicdent

Moise Kean: Everton ‘appalled’ at ‘lockdown breach’ incicdent

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Everton say they are "appalled" after images emerged appearing to show striker Moise Kean at a house party.The Daily Star reported that Italian Kean, 20, filmed himself at the party in his apartment.Everton said it was "appalled to learn of an incident in which a first team player ignored Government guidance and club policy in relation to the coronavirus crisis. The club has "strongly expressed its disappointment to the player."In a statement, Everton added: "Everton has regularly stressed the importance of following all the Government guidelines - including rules and advice for inside and outside of the home - through a series of official communications to all staff members, including player...
Virgin Media data breach affects 900,000 people

Virgin Media data breach affects 900,000 people

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A Virgin Media database containing the personal details of 900,000 people was left unsecured and accessible online for 10 months, the company has admitted.The information was accessed "on at least one occasion" by an unknown user.The database, which was for marketing purposes, contained phone numbers, home and email addresses.It did not include passwords or financial details.The breach was not due to a hack or a criminal attack, but because the database had been "incorrectly configured" by a member of staff not following the correct procedures, Virgin Media said. The firm was alerted to the problem on Friday after it was spotted by a security researcher at TurgenSec.The company said almost all of those affected were Virgin customers with television or fix...
Equifax breach is the latest of many hacks linked to China

Equifax breach is the latest of many hacks linked to China

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Federal charges in the 2017 breach of credit-reporting agency Equifax are the latest U.S. effort to link a series of hacks to Chinese agentsBy FRANK BAJAK AP Technology WriterFebruary 11, 2020, 12:11 AM4 min readBOSTON -- In 2014, the Obama administration accused five Chinese military agents of targeting Pittsburgh-area industrial companies including Westinghouse Electric, Alcoa and U.S. Steel. Since then, the number of companies allegedly targeted by Chinese hackers has only grown. Chinese President Xi Jinping assured th en-President Barack Obama in 2015 his military would stop stealing commercial secrets from U.S. companies. The evidence indicates that pledge was short-lived, if it was honored at all. The latest in a string of China-linked hacking incidents came with t...