Reuters logo
BRIEF-UK's ICO levies 100,000 stg fine on TalkTalk for data breach
August 10, 2017 / 10:15 AM / a month ago

BRIEF-UK's ICO levies 100,000 stg fine on TalkTalk for data breach

Aug 10 (Reuters) - UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office:

* Fined TalkTalk telecom 100,000 pounds after it failed to look after its customers’ data

* ‍Information Commissioner’s Office - investigation found TalkTalk breached data protection act because it allowed staff to have access to large quantities of customers’ data

* ‍Information Commissioner’s Office - ‍investigation did not find direct evidence of a link between compromised information and complaints about scam calls​

* ‍Information Commissioner’s Office - TalkTalk did not have appropriate technical or organisational measures in place to keep personal data secure (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below