Category: Privacy

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2018 – 251,286,753 records leaked

Ransomware, phishing, malware, hackers... See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2018.

Reported Cybercrime Jumps 14% in England

Figures based on FOI findings from a third of police forces.

How GDPR has changed the advertising game

Thanks to GDPR, digital advertising is about to see a back to the future return to the tradition of good content.

Why Google is shutting down Google+

Google is shutting down Google+ following massive data exposure

Where are we with GDPR?

Keeping up with compliance in a post-GDPR world.

Privacy International files GDPR complaints

Privacy International has filed complaints against seven companies including Experian, Equifax and Oracle for alleged contravention of the GDPR.

Here we go again… 80,000 Facebook user accounts compromised

Malicious browser extensions could be behind a compromise of at least 81,000 Facebook accounts which were put up for sale on the dark web, according to reports.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018 – 44,701,278 records leaked

See the list of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2018.

Girl Scouts alerted to possible data breach

Thousands of members of the Girl Scouts in California may have had their personal information stolen after one of its official email accounts was accessed by unauthorized third party.

The Internet Of Things is becoming the Internet Of Threats

Security by design is a methodical process, not an ad hoc undertaking. Failure to adopt this mindset for every single IoT device will likely lead to the need to make quick fixes to address bugs or newly discovered security threats.

Why intelligence services need access to your phone

We, as a society, have to decide what the balance is between giving our security intelligence and law enforcement agencies the tools they need and safeguarding the privacy and immunity from eavesdropping we crave.

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