Gulf Times - data-theft
Important data stolen from German state's crime bureau

Important data stolen from German state's crime bureau

Files with sensitive data on police informants have been stolen during a burglary from the car of an official at the Bureau for Criminal Investigation for the northern German state of Lower Saxony.

British Airways apologises after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways apologises after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways was forced to apologise on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the worst ever attack on its website and app.

Police probe hack of London plastic surgery clinic

Police probe hack of London plastic surgery clinic

British police said Tuesday they were investigating the theft of data from a London plastic surgery clinic, with reports that sensitive images of celebrities have been stolen.

Repair of smart devices 'fraught with risks'

Repair of smart devices 'fraught with risks'

A number of locals have expressed concern that many people take their smartphones, tablets and other smart devices to unauthorised shops for repairs.