The data breach that hit Sage Group may have been conducted by an employee of the business and not external hackers after a 32-year-old worker from the company was arrested at Heathrow. The City of London Police said they had detained a female employee at the airport on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud. The Sage incident follows the larger cyber attack on TalkTalk last year that affected 156,000 customers and led to questions over the strength of Britain’s corporate cyber-defences. Some companies have said they repel hundreds of thousands of cyber attacks every day from external sources.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Financial Times