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Sordo keeps win as Hyundai fined for technical breach

Hyundai WRC driver Dani Sordo was allowed to keep his Rally Italia Sardinia win despite his car failing post-event scrutineering.

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Podium: Race winner Dani Sordo, Carlos Del Barrio, Hyundai Motorsport Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC

An inspection of the Spaniard’s Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC showed the rear subframe to be underweight. The part in question was shown to total 9112g, with the minimum permissible weight being 9136.5g. 

Despite their machines being held for some time in parc ferme, all three were deemed to comply with the regulations. 

Hyundai Motorsport was found to be in breach of Article 10.3.3 of the FIA International Sporting Code with Sordo’s car, with Team Principal Andrea Adamo saying the rule break – which incurred a fine of 30,000 Euros – was the result of a “quality control checking error”. 

Only 10,000 Euros of the fine must be paid by Hyundai as

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Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics company hit in Shopify data breach

  • Kylie Jenner’s cosmetics company confirmed that it was one of the companies affected by the Shopify data breach earlier this month.
  • Two Shopify employees may have exposed customer contact and order details from 200 merchants, Shopify said on September 23.
  • Kylie Cosmetics said it was “deeply disappointed” to learn that the breach affected its customers, but remains “confident” that customers can still use its site.
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Kylie Jenner’s makeup company has warned customers that their data — including parts of their credit card numbers — may have been exposed in a Shopify security breach.

Two “rogue” Shopify staff members stole order records and may have exposed customers’ names, email and postal addresses, and order details from less than 200 merchants, the Canadian e-commerce giant said on September 23. Kylie Cosmetics was among those affected, the beauty brand announced on its website.

The breach may

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Shopify announces data breach affecting fewer than 200 merchants


Shopify (SHOP) (SHOP.TO) has notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police of a data breach that has affected fewer than 200 merchants.

The e-commerce giant (SHOP) (SHOP.TO) says the data breach was a result of “two rogue members” on a support team who allegedly “engaged in a scheme to obtain customer transactional records of certain merchants.”

Shopify said in a notice on the company’s discussion forum that after an investigation it terminated the two support team members’ access to the Shopify network and “referred the incident to law enforcement.”

“We are currently working with the FBI and other international agencies in their investigation of these criminal acts. While we do not have evidence of data being utilized, we are in the early stages of the investigation and will be updating affected merchants as relevant,” Shopify said. 

Shopify added this was not a result of

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Personal information of 46,000 veterans was compromised in breach

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Jackson Barnett

The Department of Veterans Affairs notified veterans Monday morning of a data breach that resulted in the exposure of 46,000 veterans’ personal information.

The breach appears to have stemmed from unauthorized users accessing an application within the Financial Service Center (FSC) to steal payment away from community health care providers.

The VA said malicious actors used “social engineering techniques” and exploited “authentication protocols” to gain access to the system. Affected veterans have been notified with information on how to protect themselves given the breach, the department said.

“A preliminary review indicates these unauthorized users gained access to the application to change financial information and divert payments from VA,” a press release states. “To prevent any future improper access to and modification of information, system access will not be reenabled until a comprehensive security review is completed by the VA Office of

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Apple countersues Epic Games for breach of contract

Apple Inc. countersued Epic Games Inc. on Tuesday, claiming the maker of “Fortnite” breached a contract when it introduced a new in-app payment system within the popular videogame.

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The iPhone maker (AAPL) asked U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers for punitive damages and to block Epic from continuing what it calls unfair business practices, in the escalating skirmish between the two companies. Late Friday, Epic sought an injunction to force Apple to put “Fortnite” back on the App Store, disclosing that roughly a third of “Fortnite” players access it through the App Store.


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“Although Epic portrays itself as a modern corporate Robin Hood, in reality it is a multibillion-dollar enterprise that simply wants to pay nothing for the tremendous value it derives from the App Store,” Apple said in a filing Tuesday.

An Apple spokesman declined further comment, but pointed to a company statement on

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Service NSW reveals 738GB of customer data was stolen during email breach

Service NSW has revealed that the personal information of 186,000 customers was stolen because of a cyber attack earlier this year on 47 staff email accounts.  

Following a four-month investigation that began in April, Service NSW said it identified that 738GB of data, which compromised of 3.8 million documents, was stolen from the email accounts.

The one-stop-shop agency assured, however, there was no evidence that individual MyServiceNSW account data or Service NSW databases were compromised during the cyber attack.

“This rigorous first step surfaced about 500,000 documents which referenced personal information,” Service NSW CEO Damon Rees said.

“The data is made up of documents such as handwritten notes and forms, scans, and records of transaction applications.

“Across the last four months, some of the analysis has included manual review of tens of thousands of records to ensure our customer care teams could develop a robust and useful notification process.


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Unknown commercial entity blamed for NSW driver’s licence data breach

Earlier this week, it was revealed information on thousands of New South Wales driver’s licence-holders was breached, with reports indicating a cloud storage folder that had over 100,000 images was mistakenly left open.

According to Transport for NSW (TfNSW), it was told on Thursday by Cyber Security NSW that a cloud storage folder hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) containing personal information, including photos of driver’s licences, was not adequately secured.

“Transport for NSW quickly established that it was not the owner of the cloud storage folder,” it said in a statement.

On Tuesday, Cyber Security NSW confirmed a commercial entity was responsible for the breach of scanned driver’s licence images. It said it was the responsibility of the commercial entity to investigate this matter and notify any customers if their data had been breached.

AWS has so far not provided information on the identity of the commercial entity, nor

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