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1- British Airways fined £20 million for data breach that affected over 400,000 customers

According to CNBC,  British Airways has been fined £20 million ($26 million) by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the U.K. over a data breach in 2018 that left the personal and financial details of 429,612 BA customers exposed.

Following an investigation spanning almost two years, the ICO concluded that British Airways did not have sufficient security measures in place to process significant amounts of personal data.

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2- Courts fined $9,000 for second data breach in two years

According to strait Times, Electronics retailer Courts has been fined $9,000 for failing to secure customers’ personal details such as names, mobile numbers and addresses, the second time in two years that it has been found to have breached data protection laws and according to a written decision by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) published last Friday (Oct 16), a Courts membership program marketing e-mail sent out on Aug 31 last year exposed the personal data of 76,844 customers to the risk of unauthorized access and modification.

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3- 3 million customer credit card details exposed

According to Komando, another major restaurant chain has been targeted by cybercriminals in a surprise data breach. Payment card information was stolen from the restaurant, and customers from all over the country may be at risk now that the data is showing on hacker forums. If you ate at this restaurant, here’s what you should do.

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4- 8 Popular Phishing Attack Types in 2020 and How to Avoid Them

In order to get naive people to share confidential details, attackers frequently resort to phishing techniques, pretending to be someone or something legitimate. As phishing depends on human interest and instincts, they can be hard to avoid, so people need to prescribe a healthy dose of self-restraint in order not to fall victim to these attacks. Here are 8 popular phishing attack types you’ll possibly see in 2020 and how to avoid these attacks.

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Weekly Cybersecurity Tip: Don’t open files, click on links, or download programs sent by strangers.

See our other newsletters which contain news or activities regarding cybersecurity subjects or hot topic about cybersecurity. The newsletter is updated weekly to help all Keepnet Labs members (customers, employees, or subscribed people).

Phishing Risk Test – Free Phishing simulation for the army – Test your employee’s phishing security vulnerability for free. 

Keepnet Phishing simulator tool helps businesses train their employees to identify phishing attacks and report them which bypass technological measures and get to the inbox of the users.

Over Hundred of Phishing Email Templates

Using Keepnet phishing simulation software, organisations are able to schedule an unlimited number of simulated phishing tests, to evaluate their level of vulnerability. Extensive and customisable phishing email template library, which is updated regularly,  has numerous scenarios on phishing attacks such as Ransomware, BEC, Whaling Attacks, Wire fraud, CEO fraud, Spear Phishing Attacks samples, Macro attacks vs.

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