Ticketmaster Fined £1.25M After Customers Exposed To Fraud
Law360, London (November 13, 2020, 2:04 PM GMT) -- Britain's data protection regulator said on Friday that it has fined Ticketmaster £1.25 million ($1.65 million) for failing to secure its customers' personal details, exposing tens of thousands of account-holders at Barclays Bank to fraud.
Problems emerged in 2018 after the ticket vendor installed a chat-bot on its online payment page but failed to set up proper security measures to prevent a cyberattack, the Information Commissioner's Office said. Ticketmaster UK did not assess risks associated with the chat-bot and failed to identify quickly enough the source of suggested fraudulent activity.
"Ticketmaster should have done more to reduce the risk of a cyberattack. Its...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!