American robocallers to be shamed in public lists

FCC vows to reveal latest names and numbers each week

US phone watchdog the FCC will publish a weekly updated list of annoying robocalling companies.…

TalkTalk CEO admits security fail, says hacker emailed ransom demand

‘We’ve invested significantly in security’. Was it enough?

Dido Harding, the chief executive of TalkTalk, has confessed her company should have done more to protect its customers’ data, and has confirmed a seemingly related blackmail attempt.…

TalkTalk shares drop 10.7% despite research that breaches don’t cause drops

Harvard brains claim investors don’t care about big hacks

Shares in TalkTalk dropped by 10.7 per cent this morning after the company released a statement admitting that a “cyber attack” may have exposed the data of its four million customers.…

Chaos at TalkTalk: Data was ‘secure’, not all encrypted, we took site down, were DDoSed

Well which is it?

Chaos reigns at TalkTalk as the telco appears to be claiming that a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack led to customer data being compromised – despite that being technically infeasible.…

Want to slash your phone bill? Go to jail. Go directly to jail

Your lock-in problems are nothing compared to prisoners gouged for phone calls

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has slashed phone call prices for prisoners.…