Privacy issues in the Philippines have become headline news as 2017 gets underway. In January, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) in that country issued a statement placing the blame for a data breach that put the personal information of millions of voters at risk squarely at the feet of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and its Chairman Andres Bautista.
700 scam websites pretending to offer online streaming services are taking advantage of the recent pandemic lockdowns to steal personal data and credit card information.
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?
The present incarnation of the hacker collective opened up its cyber war against Russia by temporarily taking down a number of government websites, including those of the Kremlin and the Defense Ministry.
Data dump containing 269 GB of police files from hundreds of U.S. law enforcement agencies and the FBI is found to be tied to a breach at a shared third-party vendor.
Checkout bots are gaining popularity in coronavirus pandemic to snap up delivery time slots through Chrome extensions including those that may contain security vulnerabilities.
Recent ruling in New Jersey involving the NotPetya attacks indicates that insurers may not be able to use "cyber war" clauses as an excuse to not pay out for remediation of ransomware attacks.
"Global Privacy Control" looks to refresh the “Do Not Track” concept by focusing on sale of personal data, along with emerging state and national privacy legislation.
Since June, some ransomware gangs have begun incorporating search functions into their data leak sites, making stolen data more accessible to put added pressure on victims.
The secret "Jedi Blue" deal that is facing antitrust probes involves Facebook refraining from engaging in "header bidding," a practice that tends to take money out of Google's coffers.