Huge changes to National Lottery rules from today - Devon Live
Camelot's full statement on the hack: In addition, no money has been deposited or withdrawn from affected player accounts. However, we do believe that this attack may have resulted in some of the personal information that the affected players hold in their online account being accessed. A much smaller number — fewer than 50 — have had some activity take place within the account since it was accessed. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause to our players and would like to encourage those with any concerns to contact us directly, so we can discuss it with them in more detail.
Camelot submitted a breach report to us last night which we have reviewed. We will be talking to Camelot today. Where we find this has not happened, we can take action. Organisations should be reminded that cyber security is a matter for the boardroom, not just the IT department.The National Lottery ‘Lotto’ draw results from Wednesday 9th January 2019
The hack prompted a freeze in online transactions for customers and the crime was described as "unprecedented" by Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey. Yahoo In September, a Yahoo data breach affected eight million user accounts in the UK and compromised around million accounts globally.
Yahoo confirmed that, while most user passwords were encrypted and not visible to hackers, many security questions and answers linked to accounts were. This led to criticism from analysts over Yahoo's security set-up and failure to report the breach.
Yahoo urged all users to change their passwords and security questions in wake of the breach. TalkTalk Telecoms giant TalkTalk fell victim to what it described as a "significant and sustained" attack on its website on October 21 The attack resulted in the personal data of nearlypeople being accessed and the Information Commissioner's Office ICO said that in 15, cases, bank account details and sort codes had been accessed. Lives with his wife Cheryl, 44, in a five bedroom family home in Stockton-on-Teas.
Mark was a chemical tanker driver at the time of his win and Cheryl was the manager of a local bakery. Four years after the win the couple set up their own double glazing business which they have been running successfully for 13 years and currently employ ten people.
Winning the lottery set us up for life and has given us options we would never have had.
Following his win he bought a six-bedroomed mansion in Grimsby with a mini-casino, jacuzzis, bar and games room complex as well as a gym, fishing lake, summerhouse and woodlands. A keen horseracing fan Roy also purchased three race horses which he has since sold on.
In more recent years Roy, a father of 3, has relocated to Nairn in Scotland with his partner Darlene and youngest son. He has also continued his love of sport by buying a social football club and supports his local football team Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Roy has also setup his own sheet metal company in partnership with Dave Fenwick who he worked with many years ago.
Roy has also invested in a number of properties in both Grimsby and Nairn as well as a luxury villa in Cyprus. I spilt my time between my villa in Cyprus and Britain. The down-to-earth nineteen-year old, who was working in Co-Op at the time of her win, celebrated by having a pub dinner with her boyfriend, now husband, David.
She has also used the money to build her mobile beauty business and her husband David, 28, has set up an online toy company. In the months following his win he travelled the world including taking a group of his friends to Ibiza, treating his family to a holiday in Italy as well as going to the World Cup in Brazil. He has just returned from a trip across America with his brother, Pete, who he has also set up a property development business with.
Winner of enormous £21m National Lottery jackpot comes forward eight days after draw
I can't stop laughing about how incredibly my life has changed since winning the lottery. Following the win the couple stayed in the area buying themselves a luxury home and a few cars as well as enjoying many holiday abroad. Over the years they gave away almost half of their winnings to family, friends and charities. Two years ago after John passed away Alex move to Spain where she has bought her dream home.
National Lottery Deana, from Sheffield, was a working as a mobile hairdresser when she won the Lotto jackpot. The mum of two lived with her husband at the time, Colin, in a council house struggling to make ends meet. The win turned the life of her and her family around and the savvy business woman invested in an online lingerie business, and the bar and restaurant industry, and now has a health rental property portfolio — including a holiday home in Florida!
The grandparents, who until their mammoth win had only ever shared a prize-winning allotment, have used their win to treat their family, by buying homes for their two daughters as well as paying off mortgages for other family members.
Setting the bar high for grandparents everywhere the generous pair also booked a private jet not once but twice to take their entire family to Majorca and Lapland to see Father Christmas. Keen to also share their win with the less fortunate, the couple support various charities as well as having set up their own charity that helps people and good causes in Bolton.
Single Parent Dating from Single With Kids
He married his girlfriend of three months, Louise, 36, and the couple now live in a five bedroom house in Essex with their two children. As well as enjoying luxury holidays, the couple have also used the win to help charities close to their heart, supporting the special care baby unit at Princess Alexandra Hospital, by buying much needed equipment. The savvy couple have also invested in two rental properties which Emma now manages.
National Lottery Thea had been working in a small souvenir factory, producing badges and key rings, at the time of her win. Herself and her late husband, Paul, lived in a small terrace house in Torquay. Paul had suffered a back injury and was unable work and Thea had been told she was due to be made redundant at the end of the year - so their huge win really couldn't have come at a better time. One of the first purchases the generous couple made was linked to Paul's 20 year support of the local scout group, with an all-expenses paid trip to the west coast of Canada for them all.
Passionate football fans the couple also invested in Paul's beloved Torquay United inand following his loss Thea continues to support the club and was announced as the club's chairwoman last year. At the time of their win, Elaine worked part-time in a garage and Derek was an accountant. Following their win, the couple first bought and ran a holiday complex in Dorset and then a restaurant on the seafront in Lyme Regis.
UK woman pranks husband about lotto win – then wins £1m
They have since semi-retired and moved back in their beloved North East of England having seen both children through university — the first members of their family to do so. National Lottery Niki was working as a fitness instructor in a gym in Leeds when she landed her jackpot win. She was watching the live lottery draw show on the TVs in the gym when her winning numbers were drawn and soon realised she had won big - even though the TV sound was drowned out by gym music!