Australia's OAIC has called for law enforcement to be blocked from accessing Covid contact tracing data to track suspects via their check-in histories, saying that it threatens to undermine public participation in the program.
Fake vaccine certificates have been available for some time, but the market has picked up significant steam as the concept of "vaccine passports" has spread to domestic life and everyday activities.
With so many businesses eager for a full return to the office, the often misunderstood complexities of cybersecurity are an ideal scapegoat for employers desperate to see the end of remote working.
Fewer than half of IT professionals report feeling confident about their organisation’s cybersecurity since the pandemic. So, what are the biggest digital risks lying in wait for businesses looking ahead to working in a post-COVID world?
The financial sector, state and federal government agencies, as well as consumers are being targeted with various types of fraud, identity theft and data security breaches during the pandemic.
The FTC reported that identity theft doubled during the pandemic as scammers targeted COVID-19 relief payments to individuals and government-sponsored loans for small businesses.
By putting TraceTogether’s data terms in context and increasing their transparency with citizens, the government has an opportunity to win back citizens’ trust and even become an exporter of data privacy best practices.
A10 Networks found an increase in DDoS attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic as attackers exploited new DDoS tools, 5G networks, and the increasing number of connected devices.
Documents related to Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine data stolen from European Medicines Agency's server were leaked online. EMA said participants' personal data was not exposed.