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Global News Feed

2019-11-13 22:19:00 UTC
Consumer Data Privacy Rights: Emerging Tech Blurs Lines

Data privacy is a fundamental right for Americans - but new emerging technologies like drone, IoT and facial recognition are introducing gray areas.

Government Privacy Alexa CCPA Data Collection Data Privacy Drone Emerging Technologies Enfuse 2019 Facial Recognition GDPR IoT Privacy Law Privacy Regulation
2019-11-13 21:00:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Cybersecurity: An Organizationwide Responsibility

C-suite execs must set an example of good practices while also supporting the IT department with enough budget to protect the organization from next-generation cyberattacks.

2019-11-13 20:30:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
The Ripple Effect of Data Breaches: How Damage Spreads

The financial loss from so-called 'ripple events' is thirteen times greater than the cost of single-party security incidents.

2019-11-13 19:20:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
2019 Trending as Worst Year on Record for Data Breaches

New Risk Based Security report shows data breaches up 33.3% over last year so far.

2019-11-13 18:00:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Breaches Are Inevitable, So Embrace the Chaos

Avoid sinking security with principles of shipbuilding known since the 15th century.

2019-11-13 17:53:00 UTC
Google’s Plan to Crunch Health Data on Millions of Patients Draws Fire

"Project Nightingale" is fully HIPAA-compliant, according to Google -- but researchers said they see big red flags for consumer data privacy.

Cloud Security Critical Infrastructure Government Privacy Ascension Compliance Data Privacy Google Health Information HIPAA Partnership Privacy Concerns Project Nightingale Regulation Violation
2019-11-13 17:12:00 UTC
Naked Security | Sophos
Naked Security | Sophos
November 2019 Patch Tuesday fixes 13 critical flaws and one zero day

November’s Patch Tuesday arrived to plug 73 CVE-level vulnerabilities across Microsoft’s software products, including 13 'criticals'.

Vulnerability Edge Browser Hyper-V Internet Explorer Microsoft Office For Mac Patch Tuesday Tpm Windows 10 Zero Day Vulnerability
2019-11-13 16:05:00 UTC
Dark Reading
Dark Reading
Cardplanet Operator Extradited for Facilitating Credit Card Fraud

Russian national Aleksei Burkov is charged with wire fraud, access device fraud, and conspiracy to commit identity theft, among other crimes.

2019-11-13 15:54:00 UTC
The Daily Swig
The Daily Swig
Cryptocurrency ATM seized by Australian cyber-detectives

Investigation triggered by reports of ‘scam activity’ on internet-enabled kiosk

2019-11-13 15:41:00 UTC
Krebs on Security
Krebs on Security
Orcus RAT Author Charged in Malware Scheme

In July 2016, KrebsOnSecurity published a story identifying a Toronto man as the author of the Orcus RAT, a software product that’s been marketed on underground forums and used in countless malware attacks since its creation in 2015. This week, Canadian authorities criminally charged him with orchestrating an international malware scheme.

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Point of View

March 2024
TikTok Ban, Discord Bot Community Attack, and Telecom Company's Breach Resurgence.
Ah, the dramatic saga of TikTok in the United States! Picture this: a ban looming over TikTok, akin to a dark cloud threatening to rain on our digital parade. Congress is all up in arms, waving their "think of the children" banners while TikTok nervously checks its watch, wondering if it should start packing its bags for a forced sale. Meanwhile, nobody bats an eye at the plethora of Chinese gadge...

Weekly Summary

08 April 2024

A total of 7 breaches were found and analysed resulting in 2,399,513 leaked accounts containing a total of 20 different data types. The breaches found publicly and freely available included PandaBuy, Stealer Log 0447, Leadzen, FICO and Koroleva