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The Australian health insurer says recent cyberattack impacts data of more customers than initially thought. [Read More]
Apple confirms the active exploitation of CVE-2022-42827, warning in a barebones advisory that the flaw exposes iPhones and iPads to arbitrary code execution attacks. [Read More]
Australia has proposed tougher penalties for companies that fail to protect customers’ personal data after two major cybersecurity breaches left millions vulnerable to criminals. [Read More]
Advocate Aurora Health is informing 3 million patients that a malformed tracking pixel has exposed healthcare and other data to Facebook or Google. [Read More]
France has slapped a 20-million-euro fine on US firm Clearview AI for breaching privacy laws, as pressure mounts on the controversial facial-recognition platform. [Read More]
Data privacy company Anonos has closed a $50 million funding round that will help it expand sales of its platform. [Read More]
California startup Bolster banks early-stage venture capital funding to build a fraud prevention platform for businesses. [Read More]
European venture capital and private equity firm Smartfin has acquired Hex-Rays, the company behind the widely deployed IDA Pro software disassembler. [Read More]
Zimbra has rushed out patches to provide cover for a code execution flaw that has already been exploited to plant malware on target machines. [Read More]
Zoom has rolled out a high-priority patch for macOS users with a warning that hackers could abuse the software flaw to connect to and control Zoom Apps. [Read More]

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Mike Fleck's picture
GDPR is a regulation-based initiative that will influence the development of information technology over the next decade.
Mike Fleck's picture
Big companies can say they are GFPR compliant, but odds are their current structure will never allow them to find, identify, and categorize all the data that they have collected over time.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Even while using Tor hidden services, there are still many ways you can be exposed and have your activities compromised if you don’t take the right precautions.
Laurence Pitt's picture
Despite the long ramp-up towards the GDPR compliance deadline, the effects of the new regulations are still very much in infancy.
Travis Greene's picture
GDPR is proving disruptive for European citizens who are no longer able to interact with services from outside the EU. And the compliance costs can be significant as well. But are there legitimate concerns of overreach?
Bradon Rogers's picture
Complying with GDPR was the immediate challenge, but now there is an opportunity to capture the good work that has been done and make data protection a top of mind focus for enterprises every day.
Lance Cottrell's picture
Failing to consistently use identity hiding technologies is the most common way to blow your online cover. Just one failure to use your misattribution tools can instantly connect your alias to your real identity.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
While the upcoming GDPR compliance deadline will mark an unprecedented milestone in security, it should also serve as a crucial reminder that compliance does not equal security.
Alastair Paterson's picture
With domain name WHOIS data subject to the GDPR’s privacy requirements, the system will “go dark” until alternative preparations are made, creating a challenge for this who fight computer fraud and other criminal activity on the Internet.
Preston Hogue's picture
With each new digital industry, process or service comes a new data source that can be compiled and cross referenced, introducing new ways to see into people’s lives, activities and business operations.