Demand for privacy pros sparked a 30% increase in data privacy jobs in the previous year, with projections that the trend will continue through 2022 and beyond.
Dating app Grindr quietly sold user location data to a third-party ad network from "at least" 2017 until early 2020, making it available to thousands of parties.
Threat group has a specific focus on corporate M&A that are in the works. This mass cyber espionage campaign has been going on since at least December 2019.
Microsoft 365 Defender researcher team discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability dubbed Nimbuspwn allowing an attacker to gain root privileges and deploy malicious payloads.
While more of a general pledge than any sort of binding terms, the declaration addresses a long-term decline in internet freedom around the world and the concentration of personal data on massive centralized platforms.
FBI defended a nearly threefold increase in FISA warrantless searches by claiming that it was necessary to curtail a wave of foreign threat actors conducting operations against domestic firms.
The FBI warned that BlackCat ransomware had compromised 60 organizations worldwide as of March 2022 and demanded millions in ransom payment. Alert linked BlackCat to the now-defunct BlackMatter ransomware group.
Information displayed is very similar to what is seen on Apple's privacy labels, but it remains to be seen if Google Play effectively enforces the inclusion of accurate information about Android apps.
Digital Services Act would bring new restrictions on how targeted advertising can use sensitive personal information and a requirement that the inner workings of recommender algorithms be visible to the public.
Fraudster revealed how criminals make money using underground bots that steal multifactor authentication codes and link stolen cards to contactless payments like Apple Pay.