Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening in the U.S.
Consumer trust has taken a hit over the past year. Retailers now need to offer identity protection services to regain confidence of holiday shoppers.
Amazon Key is still in the early stages yet there are so many questions of hacking, insurance risks and liability if problems were to occur during delivery.
Recently released IAPP-EY Annual Privacy Governance Report 2017 shows that privacy governance is outpacing data breach reporting as a board-level concern.
Imperva's Q2 2017 Global DDoS Threat Landscape Report highlights a disturbing new DDoS attack trend of repeat assaults and increased assault intensity.
SMBs paid ransomware hackers more than US$301 million last year. Hackers are finding it more lucrative to prey on SMBs without ransomware protection.
New Verizon rewards program will give you coffee, music and rides in exchange for your behavioral data for targeted ads. What's the price for your privacy?
Spokeo privacy lawsuit is a wakeup call for background checking service companies to pay more attention to what they pass off as individuals’ actual data.
With six million Instagram accounts hacked, are passwords now a liability and is it time to turn on that Instagram two-factor authentication?
Last week, Google announced the removal of around 300 Android apps found with malware that secretly hijacks your phone to participate in massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The takedown was a result of collaborative investigation by several security and technology companies who discovered the WireX Android botnet and the nefarious Android mobile apps responsible.In a written statement, Google said: “We identified approximately 300 apps associated with the issue, blocked them from the Play Store, and…
Imperva reversed the phishing hook to hack the hackers, proving that these 'professionals' are just as susceptible – and in the process reveals some very important anti-hacker lessons.