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Mike Ashley has warned that unless European sports retailers welcome overtures from his Sports Direct business as it seeks international deals they face destruction at its hands.
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Shoe retailer Office has apologised to customers after revealing its website has suffered a security breach.
A Morrisons employee has been arrested in the wake of a major breach of staff payroll data at the retailer.
Data from Morrisons’ staff payroll system has been stolen, published on the internet and sent on a disk to a newspaper.
The chief information officer of US retailer Target has resigned following a huge security breach last year.
Rakuten has opened its first European research and development centre in Paris to add to its research facilities in Tokyo and New York.
Hot on the heels of US retailer Target suffering a huge data breach in December, it has merged that more than 2,000 Tesco customers’ email addresses and passwords were posted online yesterday after data stolen from other sites was compiled by hackers.
Cyber-crime is big news at the moment - barely a day goes by without news of another huge security breach - and the Target hack in December was one of the biggest.
Morrisons’ statement following its serious data breach incident - reported as a theft - of payroll data suggested the theft was the work of an insider, rather than an external breach.
When Edward Snowden stole information from the National Security Agency, it came as a wake-up call to those whose business relies on the collection, storage and use of data