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At the Supreme Court, Morrisons pops data breach liability win into its trolley – but it's not a get-out-of-compo free card for businesses

By Gareth Corfield 02 Apr 2020 at 19:04

Morrisons supermarket is not liable for the actions of a disgruntled employee who deliberately leaked nearly 100,000 employees' payroll data online, Britain's Supreme Court has ruled. Grudge-bearing auditor The case was brought over the actions of Andrew Skelton, a Morrisons auditor, who in 2014 was supposed to be transferring payroll data via encrypted USB stick to KPMG...

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