Category: Privacy

Edward Snowden and John Oliver discuss password security and it’s hilarious!

Really important tips and See these really important tips and advises from Edward Snowden in this conversation with John Oliver.

Not all security systems fail!

Not all security systems are created equals. We often hear about the ones that fail, but rarely the ones that worked!

Is this the most secure security code ever?

Do you need to find a code no one could break into? Ask Commander Data for help!

US Supreme Court boosts privacy with mobile data ruling

Landmark decision will force US government to obtain warrant for location data.

Researchers warn of hackable baby monitor

SEC Consult confirms mother’s suspicion she was spied on.

Fake Fortnite for Android links found on YouTube

The extremely popular video game Fortnite is coming to Android sometime this summer, and the fanbase is going wild. Not surprisingly, mobile malware developers are taking advantage.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2018

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2018 – 17,273,571 records leaked

One of the biggest data breach to date involving a UK company

Dixons Carphone has admitted a huge data breach involving 5.9 million payment cards and 1.2 million personal data records.

Bible Society fined £100k for cyber hack of 417,000 Christian backers

The password was the same as the username on the account, set up in 2009 but not hacked until November 2016!

Canadians Unsure What to Do Post-Identity Theft

Identity theft knowledge is low among the majority of Canadians.

Smart Cities: Can Data Account For Population Growth?

Advances in technology are permitting city planners more opportunities to maximize resources and providing a new lease on life for aging physical infrastructures.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2018 – 72,611,721 records leaked

It’s a long list this month, but with the GDPR implementation, I imagine future lists will be even longer thanks to the introduction of mandatory data breach notifications. Maybe I’ll book June off.

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