Privacy advocates went into overdrive, challenging the fairness and adequacy of the Facebook settlement after FTC announced that the social media giant is off the hook with a $5 billion penalty.
Majority of SMBs still do not believe they will be likely targets of cyber attacks despite the fact that 60% of the companies go out of business within six months after suffering an attack.
Even though Norsk Hydro cyber attack is projected to cost the company $75 million, the refusal to pay ransom and transparent working with law enforcement during the attack could mean a new standard for cyber security.
Just a few simple strings on malware are all it takes to defeat Cylance antivirus software. This is a crushing blow for those who predicted AI and machine learning are the future of antivirus protection.
All citizens in Kazakhstan are forced to install a government-issued national security certificate as part of Internet surveillance strategy. This certificate will allow government to read all their messages or even alter them.
Record-setting FTC fine of $700 million on Equifax data breach settlement is a warning of things to come as federal agencies step up protection of consumer data and personal information.
Tax information of five million Bulgarians were exposed in a massive data breach at country's national tax agency. Not only do the government need to worry about the leaked data, they are also subjected to GDPR penalties.
In many ways, the hubbub surrounding FaceApp privacy was really no different from the type of drama we’ve come to expect from social media companies.
Big Tech companies have been making billions of dollars from data monetization, it’s time for them to disclose to users how much their data is worth with the proposed DASHBOARD Act.
Sprint claims recent data breach will not cause risk to fraud or identify theft but the compromised customer information could lead to SIM swap attacks and allow attackers to take over victim’s accounts.