An announcement by Apple of a new plan to automatically scan iCloud photos for sexual abuse has sparked fears that the system may be used for mass surveillance. Privacy advocates are concerned that it creates an opening for law enforcement agencies.
The 10th anniversary of national Data Privacy Day celebrated on January 28 couldn't have come at a better time for Internet users with the past 12 months filled with stories about cyber security attacks, election meddling, state surveillance, and massive corporate data breaches.
“Many Americans are lost” when it comes to dealing with data breaches. According to a new survey by Lexington Law, many do not even check whether or not they are victims.
Overhaul of UK data protection law to align with the EU GDPR necessary for free data flow but adequacy questions remain unanswered as GDPR deadline looms.
Uber refused to share their mobility data with Los Angeles Department of Transportation as they think the agency plans to monetize it and control the movement of vehicles on LA streets.
Facebook’s ban of deepfake videos appears to be a focus on the wrong threat as the technology has not shown to be advanced or user-friendly enough to create damaging "fake news”.
NCC Group and Bad Packets detected cyber attacks targeting F5 critical vulnerabilities after proof-of-concept code and patches were released. CISA advised users to prioritize the installation of updates.
New NIST Privacy Framework together with its existing Cybersecurity Framework provide a road map on cyber industry security, data handling standards and best practices for organizations.
Ponemon and WhiteSource report on application security indicates that most large enterprise-scale organizations feel that their portfolio of applications has become more vulnerable recently.
Investigation showed that scammers manually access 91% of compromised accounts within a week, 50% within 12 hours, and used them to send bulk credential phishing messages.