Tag: 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.

Is spam email defeated or not?

Has spam email been defeated, or should we admit we cannot beat it?

Is redirecting people away from online violent content a moonshot?

Spies and cops need to see who is reading and reacting to violent material online to help them understand the extremist environment and build possible court cases.

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.

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.

Email still poses a cyber-threat, but there is hope

The total number of emails sent and received daily worldwide exceeds 281 billion and is forecast to grow to over 333 billion by 2022.

Millions of US voter records for sale

An estimated 35 million voter records from 19 states are up for sale on a dark web forum, in what may be an inside job ahead of the mid-terms.

Alphabet shuts down Google+ after data leak it has known about since March is exposed

WSJ reports that Google decided not to disclose the leak earlier partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny.

Your fingerprints reveal more than you think

Chemist Simona Frances explains spectrometry, a technology that analyzes fingerprints in previously impossible detail, and demonstrates how this cutting-edge forensic science can help police catch criminals.

Is your organisation GDPR compliant? Join the Certified Data Protection Officer training in Lisbon

Register today for the Certified Data Protection Officer training event in Lisbon, Portugal on 10-14 December

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