Carphone Warehouse faces hefty fine for 2015 breach

British mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has been slapped with one of the heftiest fines – £400,000 – by the United Kingdom’s official data watchdog for a security breach dating back to 2015. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) concluded after a detailed enquiry spanning more than two years that the company’s lax approach to security had enabled a compromise … More Carphone Warehouse faces hefty fine for 2015 breach

ICO investigating major data breach at Carphone Warehouse in the UK

Carphone Warehouse is to be investigated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), after the UK high street retailer revealed that they were the victim of a major hack. The ICO, which is the UK’s official data watchdog, said that it looking into the breach, which has affected up to 2.4 million customers. A spokesman for … More ICO investigating major data breach at Carphone Warehouse in the UK