Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening around the world.
According to new research, brand-new Android smartphones comes with pre-installed apps which are used for data harvesting, tracking and monitoring, all without the knowledge of the user.
Posing as Quanta Computer, Lithuanian took $100 million from Google and Facebook through a phishing scam involving email spoofing and forged paperwork. How can companies protect themselves against business email compromise?
Toyota Motor Corporation has been the victim of a series of data breaches in Australia, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan over the past six months. Latest data breach in Japan has impacted 3.1 million customers’ information.
Thanks to some unsecured public-facing databases, Verifications.io email data breach has set a new record for leaking 2 billion personal records which can be useful for identity theft and scams.
Huawei hits back at the United States after it's PR charm offensive including opening up it's source code went nowhere. It reminded the world of the biggest scandal of the century – the PRISM program and Five Eyes surveillance.
Enhanced 911 location data would make it possible for emergency first responders to more accurately find and locate people making 911 calls. What are the privacy implications since the biggest U.S. telcos have been secretly selling location data of their customers to a shadowy network of data brokers and data aggregators?
Citrix is the latest big name to fall victim to a major data breach. The data breach is thought to have been perpetrated by Iranian hackers in a group called IRIDIUM, which is believed to have ties to the country's government.
The next time you’re tempted to click on an online ad, think again. New malvertising attacks use polyglot images to run code for ad fraud, showing the growing sophistication for malvertising ad fraud.
New 4iQ report indicates that data breaches were up by over 420% from 2017, exposing a total of almost 15 billion identity records. Small businesses are being targeted much more frequently than previously thought and that even relatively tiny businesses are now on the menu for sophisticated hackers.
Democracy is at risk from companies like Facebook that behave like digital gangsters. And, in fact, there are many similarities between Facebook’s behavior and recent violations and the way that “traditional gangsters” act.