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Europe

North Korean charged over cyber attack that hit NHS

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00September 14th, 2018|Cyber Security, Europe, News|

A North Korean man has been identified as part of a group behind the WannaCry ransomware which caused havoc to the NHS. US authorities say Park Jin Hyok was part of the state-sponsored "Lazarus Group", which was allegedly being responsible for hacks on Sony Pictures and the theft of $81m [...]

British Airways – 380,000 card payments ‘compromised’

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00September 13th, 2018|Cyber Security, Europe, News|

Shares of British Airways' parent company IAG fell around 4% as markets opened on Friday morning, hours after the airline said the credit card information of at least 380,000 customers had been "compromised" in a data theft. The airline said people using BA.com and its mobile app for flight bookings [...]

Case Study: PwC UK auditor spent only 2 hours on BHS Audit

By |2019-08-20T23:38:39+08:00August 31st, 2018|Audit and Assurance, Europe, News|

In an email seen by Sky News, Kevin Ellis, chairman of PwC UK, reportedly blasted partner Steve Denison over his audit work for BHS, which last week led to a six-figure fine and 15-year ban for Denison and a record £10m fine for the Big Four firm (reduced to £6.5m). [...]