Wagamama Reported to ICO Over Use of Personal Data from Track and Trace

According to the Sunday Times the restaurant chain used contact details collected using the app to send customers satisfaction surveys, it is also alleged they shared the personal data with a third party. Wagamama has responded by stating “This certainly should not have happened. We’re very sorry”.

Instagram Under Investigation Over Its Handling of Children’s Data

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner has launched an investigation into the social media giant into claims Instagram, who is owned by Facebook, failed to protect children’s data by allowing email addresses and phone numbers of under 18s to be made public.

Robin Hood Hacking Group Donates Money to Charity

Darkside hackers claim to have stolen millions from companies but have said they want to “make the world a better place”. The group posted receipts for $10,000 in Bitcoin donations to two charities. One of the charities, Children International, said it will not be keeping the donation.

Covid vaccine maker Dr Reddy’s Hit by Cyber Attack

The pharmaceutical company, which is currently developing a Covid-19 vaccine, says it has been hit by a cyber-attack. It is understood this has affected sites globally. The company says it has isolated all of its data centres to try and contain the attack.

Tokyo Olympics Targeted by Russian Hackers According to UK

The Foreign Office has said that Russia’s GRU military intelligence unit carried out cyber reconnaissance against officials and organisations involved in the games with the aim of causing disruption

Officials gave no details on the specifics of the attack but it is understood it took place before the games were postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.