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At Keller Lenkner UK, our expert data breach lawyers keep you up to date and informed with all the latest data breach and cybercrime news.

 
GDPR Breach

ICO guidelines. Know your GDPR data rights

Under the GDPR, any organisation that handles personal information such as names, email addresses, phone numbers, and payment details must put robust measures in place to keep this data safe. And the more you know about the GDPR, the easier it is to hold organisations to account when they fail to do this.

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Cybercrime

Could you spot a phishing attack?

Phishing fraudsters contact you using emails, texts, and other forms of communication. They disguise themselves as someone you trust. Their goal is to trick you into giving them your personal information (e.g. usernames, passwords, credit card details, etc.) and steal from you.

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Cybercrime

Can you get your money back after a “push” fraud?

Push fraud – also called authorised push payment (APP) scams – happen when criminals deceive individuals into sending them money. Because the victim believes the fraudster to be trustworthy and genuine, they authorise the handover of cash. The money is then quickly transferred by the fraudster to different accounts, often abroad, which makes getting it back almost impossible.

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Finance Data Breach

Serious data breach at Upstox

Indian stock trading firm Upstox has suffered a serious security breach. Reports claim that millions of customers – including those in the UK – could have had their personal information compromised after hacking group ShinyHunters targeted the business.

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Business Data Breach

Find out if Ticketmaster breached your data

Ticketmaster knows exactly who was impacted by this data breach. All you must do to find out if your details were exposed is to ask Ticketmaster if you were involved. This is called making a data subject access request (DSAR/SAR).

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  • Leads Work Limited March 5, 2021
    Leads Work Limited sent 2,670,140 marketing text messages to individuals without their consent, resulting in excess of 10,000 complaints, over a period of 41 days.  
  • Leads Work Limited March 5, 2021
    Leads Work Limited sent 2,670,140 marketing text messages to individuals without their consent, resulting in excess of 10,000 complaints, over a period of 41 days.  
  • Muscle Foods Limited March 3, 2021
    Muscle Foods Limited sent approximately 135,651,627 marketing emails and 6,354,426 marketing SMS messages to individuals without their consent, over a period of seven months.  
  • Muscle Foods Limited March 3, 2021
    Muscle Foods Limited sent approximately 135,651,627 marketing emails and 6,354,426 marketing SMS messages to individuals without their consent, over a period of seven months.  
  • Valca Vehicle and Life Cover Agency Ltd February 25, 2021
    Between 15 June 2020 and 20 July 2020 a total of 95,004 connected unsolicited direct marketing messages were received by subscribers, resulting in 114 complaints.
  • Valca Vehicle and Life Cover Agency Ltd February 25, 2021
    Between 15 June 2020 and 20 July 2020 a total of 95,004 connected unsolicited direct marketing messages were received by subscribers, resulting in 114 complaints.
  • Just Hype Ltd February 18, 2021
    Between 1 June 2019 and 12 June 2020, a confirmed total of 1,746,632 direct marketing messages were sent at the instigation of Just Hype Ltd. These messages contained direct marketing material for which subscribers had not provided adequate consent.
  • Call Centre Ops Limited February 12, 2021
    There have been multiple breaches of regulation 21 by Call Centre Ops Limited arising from the organisation’s activities over a six-month period, and this led to a substantial number (159,461) of unsolicited direct marketing calls being made to subscribers who were registered with the TPS. Furthermore, Call Centre Ops Ltd has been unable to demonstrate that it held valid consent […]
  • House Guard UK Limited February 12, 2021
    Between 8 May 2018 and 31 December 2018 House Guard UK Limited  indicated that it had conducted a direct marketing telephone  campaign in respect of which they admit that approximately  669,966 were connected to subscribers. Of these calls 371,958  were made to TPS registered numbers, without conducting any  due diligence on the data provided to […]