European Data Protection Digest

Breaches Hit ICANN, Toshiba

DATA LOSS

April 20, 2012

MediaPost reports that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has experienced a security breach. ICANN said that it has temporarily stopped accepting new domain name applications until it "can confirm that the problem has been resolved." In a separate incident, Toshiba is promising the UK Information Commissioner's Office that it will handle personal data with more care after a security flaw exposed the personal data of 20 individuals.
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