ICO fines retailer maximum £500,000 for cyber breaches prior to GDPR

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Retailer DSG Retail, which owns Currys PC World and Dixons Travel, has been fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK after systems were hit by a cyberattack, but the regulator warned that the levy would have been much higher if the incident had fallen under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Announcing the fine, the ICO…

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