TalkTalk hit with ICO fine over data care

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TalkTalk was hit with a £100,000 fine by the In­for­ma­tion Com­mis­sioner’s Of­fice for leak­ing 21,000 cus­tomer ac­counts to hack­ers in an In­dian call cen­tre, its sec­ond ICO fine in a year. The data was used to tar­get cus­tomers with fake sup­port calls, af­ter “un­jus­ti­fi­ably wide-rang­ing” per­mis­sions were given to staff of an In­dian out­sourc­ing firm.

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