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(Reuters) — Some 10 million Dixons Carphone records containing personal data may have been accessed in a 2017 cyber attack, the British electronics and mobile phone retailer said on Tuesday, boosting an earlier estimate of 1.2 million.

It was the second major cyber attack in three years on the company, which has about 22 million customers in the U.K. and Ireland. It apologized to customers on Tuesday and said that an investigation into the hacks was nearly complete.

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Wichita, Kansas-based Gavilon Grain L.L.C. after two workers were fatally buried in a soybean storage bin.

According to media reports of the Jan. 2 incident, two men were buried under at least 20 feet of grain in a concrete grain elevator for nearly two hours.

https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20180731/NEWS08/912323017/OSHA-cites-Kansas-grain-bin-operator-Gavilon-Grain-after-fatalities?utm_campaign=BI20180731BreakingNewsAlert&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_campaign=BI20180731BreakingNewsAlert&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ActiveCampaign

The snack that smiles back is at the center of some frown-worthy news.

Pepperidge Farm announced a voluntary recall of four varieties of Goldfish crackers in a press release on Monday.

An ingredient supplier notified Pepperidge Farm that a whey powder used in the crackers' seasoning might be contaminated with salmonella bacteria, according to the release.

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/24/631860777/goldfish-recalled-due-to-salmonella-scare

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Almost half of cyber crime attacks are committed against small businesses.

Most attacks are not reported to gardaí.

This is despite the fact that cyber attacks are now seen as the fastest-growing crime, according to research compiled by Cork-based Apex Insurance, which offers firms cyber insurance.

https://www.independent.ie/business/dublin-information-sec/cyber-security-half-of-all-attacks-are-against-small-businesses-and-most-not-reported-to-gardai-37007405.html

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