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Virgin Media admits breach that left 900 000 customers’ data unsecured for 10 month

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The FINANCIAL — Britain’s second-largest broadband company, which is owned by billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Global admitted that one of their marketing databases was incorrectly configured which allowed unauthorised access. It is one of the largest data breaches by a UK company in recent years. Database had been left unsecured for 10 month. Almost a million Virgin Media customers had their personal details stored on a marketing database that had been left unsecured since last April, the company has admitted. The company warned customers that they may be victims of identity theft as a result of the stolen personal details,…

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Virgin Media admits breach that left 900 000 customers’ data unsecured for 10 month

4 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Britain’s second-largest broadband company, which is owned by billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Global admitted that one of their marketing databases was incorrectly configured which allowed unauthorised access. It is one of the largest data breaches by a UK company in recent years. Database had been left unsecured for 10 month. Almost a…