ANTITRUST REGULATOR OF UK SUFFERED 150 DATA BREACHES IN PAST TWO YEARS

Highlights:

  • The antitrust regulator of the United Kingdom have suffered 150 data breaches in two years
  • The watchdog is going to be handling the internal business reports along with other internal data and copies of the email.

The antitrust regulator of the government of the United Kingdom had been hit by 150 personal data breaches in the previous two years, as the hackers had been targeting its trove of the most sensitive business information, and the Markets Authority and Competition have found 81 cases of the unauthorized disclosure of the information and along with 40 devices, that had been stolen or lost and two of the cases had been unencrypted as per the freedom of the information documents.

The watchdog of the United Kingdom is going to be handling the internal business reports, along with the other internal data and the copies of the email, and these leaks, can potentially be allowing the interested parties to the profit from such type of the data along with the attempt for influencing the outcome of a takeover, and even though, there had been no evidence, which the investigations were compromised.

The CMA have also been responsible for declining for giving the further details, that has also been including whether any types of the deals had been affected, and the number of the breaches had been higher than the 145 cases, which were recorded in the past two-year period from the year 2017 to the year 2018.

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