Oops – Currys PC World have been hacked

Well that didn’t take long. Only a few weeks after the new GDPR regulations were brought in to force, Currys PC World have had to admit they have been hacked and the personal data of 1.2 million customers have been accessed in a massive data breach.

Carphone Warehouse, which is part of the same group, was fined £400,000 in January for a data breach. It will be interesting to follow the results of this one and see if (as we have warned), that the fines could be hefty in order to set an example to all the big corporates to get their house in order.