Latest news on data protection, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory developments, data breaches and enforcement actions happening around the world.
WEF2019 global risk report has named cyber attacks and data breaches as the fourth and fifth most serious risks facing the world, and will do more damage than man-made environmental disasters.
Citing a potential violation of the GDPR, privacy activist Max Schrems and his digital rights nonprofit organization noyb have filed GDPR complaints against eight major streaming companies, including YouTube, Netflix, Spotify, Apple and Amazon.
Facebook is once again coming under public scrutiny after a comprehensive report from Privacy International showed how many popular Android apps are sharing personal user data with Facebook without user consent.
A major cyber attack on South Korea is usually not a stop-the-presses global news item; it's fairly routine for North Korea and China to make attempts. But what's interesting are the organizational failures that this cyber attack highlights.
Over 87 gigabytes of personal information is now being sold on the dark web as part of this password leak of 773 million email addresses and 21 million passwords, raising very important questions about personal data security online.
Though the company is coming off of its best year ever, Huawei cyber security is set for a big boost in 2019 to allay concerns in Western countries about the security of their hardware.
Without your knowledge or consent, the leading mobile phone carriers in the United States may be actively selling your location data to third-party vendors. And, in turn, these vendors are re-selling this data to an expanding network of shady middlemen.
At the end of 2018, Australia became the first nation in the world to enact encryption laws requiring companies to provide access to encrypted communications. Will other nations around the world soon follow suit?
Chinese hackers have just pulled off one of India’s biggest cyber fraud ever by convinceing the head of a local Indian subsidiary of an Italian firm to wire $18.6 million from bank accounts in India to a bank account in Hong Kong.