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News: No deal Brexit, GCSE results and Superdrug ransom

Martin Jartelius
British high street pharmacy Superdrug has been held to ransom following a hack that affected 20,000 customers.
No bank details have been stolen, but names and addresses have been accessed.

Martin Jartelius, CSO at Outpost24: “Obtaining this data and using it to blackmail data controllers will likely be a rising trend due to the GDPR’s fines and the limited understanding of what the fines are based on. Data which earlier held little or no financial value to an attacker can now, due to the legislation put in place to protect it, be financially more interesting for attackers to obtain.”


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