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HMRC under fire over site security
The UK HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) agency is facing fresh criticism over its security policies after users complained that its tax self-assessment web site reveals their password in the URL address bar.
Jan 29 2009 6:57AM
HMRC data loss was preventable, says government advisor
Warnings should have been flagged up to avoid the transfer of unencrypted .data
Dec 1 2008 9:47AM
HMRC breach would have been avoided for just A$30,000
The massive data breach at UK's HMRC, in which the records of 25 million people were lost, could have been avoided for £15,000 (A$30,000).
Jul 4 2008 10:49AM
Poynter review: HMRC has radically reduced security risks
HMRC has radically improved its data security measures since the breach which caused it to lose 25 million child benefit records in October last year.
Jun 27 2008 10:25AM
HMRC slammed over child benefit fiasco
No visible management of data security at any level, concludes Poynter review.
Jun 27 2008 9:55AM
HMRC punishes staff over data privacy issues
HM Customs and Excise has disciplined some 300 staff in the last three years
May 2 2008 10:17AM
Phishers slow to capitalise on HMRC data loss
Phishers have been unusually slow to capitalise on the lost HM Revenue & Customs data disks.
Feb 25 2008 9:49AM
Lost HMRC data sounds wake up call for security pros
Concerns about data loss are clearly a burning issue among enterprise information officers at present..
Dec 11 2007 7:03AM
HMRC leak raises prospect of new data rules
Will the loss of two CD-roms make the government overhaul its security procedures?
Nov 26 2007 9:56AM
HMRC data loss 'completely predictable'
'Old, outdated and broken processes,' says Symantec.
Nov 23 2007 7:23AM
HMRC data loss leaves 25 million exposed
The head of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has resigned after it was revealed in parliament that the personal details of 25 million Britons had been "lost in the post"..
Nov 22 2007 7:18AM
UK Government condemned over loss of 25m child records
Industry figures unite in condemnation of the UK Government's handling of the loss of 25 million child benefit records - thought to include the name and address of every child in Britain, and bank account details of carers and parents.
Nov 21 2007 9:48AM
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