The online identities of thousands of Britons are currently available for purchase on the Darknet, with thousands infiltrated from government databases.

Information leaked from the UK Government, which includes highly confidential data like tax and social security information, is on sale for around $75. It’s still unclear when this information from UK citizens was stolen, but the investigation is still underway.

This comes just after the notorious TalkTalk breach which allowed hackers access to names & addresses, dates of birth, email addresses, phone numbers, TalkTalk account information & credit card and banking details.

After this string of UK Data Breaches, it’s vitally important that organizations of any size stay armed against any possible cyber-attacks, promote security training to make the organization aware & educated on the evolving cyber threats we now face, and introduce IT Compliance solutions to build up cyber defenses in your IT environment.

NNT’s Change Tracker Gen7 provides you with continuous File Integrity Monitoring, recording changes to any binary system or application files as well as to any text basic configuration file, recording what changed and who made the change. Change Tracker™ Gen7 literally learns the difference between good and bad changes, automatically promoting legitimate changes to Planned Changes, leaving behind only potentially harmful, unplanned changes for review.


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