Advent IM’s Weekend Wisdom 20/08/2021

News and information from the Advent IM team.

This week on Weekend Wisdom, it has been a busy week in news, with the major story of the week being the T-Mobile data breach, which resulted in the leak of 100 million customer records. Europol has shut down a cyber fraud ring that defrauded companies in 20 countries, and the Information Commissioner’s Office has warned customers that pub apps are stealing too much personal information.

To learn more about these stories, check out the links below:

T-Mobile confirms it was hacked after customer data posted online >>>> read here 

Europol downs cyber fraud ring that defrauded companies in 20 countries >>>> read here 

No need to swap data for drinks, says privacy body >>>> read here

The three-week countdown begins until The Security Event 2021, where Mike Gillespie and Ellie Hurst will both be guest speakers and panellists.

This event is free to attend register here >>>>

We’ve launched our Tik Tok account; check out our most recent video from Security Twenty 21 Manchester >>>> watch here

That’s all for Weekened Wisdom, we hope you enjoyed it, see you next Friday, and have a good weekend!

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