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Data Breach at Bank of America (infosecurity-magazine.com)

[27/05/2020] Bank of America Corporation has disclosed a data breach affecting clients who have applied for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Client information was exposed on April 22 when the bank uploaded...

 

 

Top French court upholds $56 million Google privacy breach fine (reuters.com)

[19/06/2020] PARIS (Reuters) - France’s top administrative court upheld a 50 million-euro fine ($56 million) imposed last year on Alphabet’s Google for breaching European Union online privacy rules, it said on Friday...

 

 

Google collects a frightening amount of data about you. You can find and delete it now (cnet.com)

[28/06/2020] Google will auto-delete data -- for some users -- but only after a year and a half. You can do better than that. We'll show you how...

 

 

LinkedIn sued over allegation it secretly reads Apple user's clipboard content (reuters.com)

[11/07/2020] (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's MSFT.O LinkedIn was sued by a New York-based iPhone user on Friday for allegedly reading and diverting users' sensitive content from Apple Inc's AAPL.O Universal Clipboard application...

 

 

How to Check Your Devices for Stalkerware (wired.com)

[19/07/2020] You deserve privacy. Here's how to check your phone, laptop, and online accounts to make sure no one's looking over your shoulder...

 

 

Florida teen accused of masterminding Twitter hack that hit Biden, Musk (reuters.com)

[31/07/2020] (Reuters) - A 17-year-old Florida boy masterminded the hacking of celebrity accounts on Twitter Inc, including those of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, officials said...

 

 

The Next Big Thing In Cybersecurity Skill Development (youtube.com - @EC Council)

[16/09/2020] The world is changing at the speed of light. While we adapt to this new world, malicious hackers are too - with increasing the frequency and sophistication of attacks. Are your current sensibilities keeping up with them?...

 

 

Suspicious logins reported after ransomware attack on US govt contractor (zdnet.com)

[28/09/2020] Ransomware attack on Tyler Technologies is looking worse by the day. Customers of Tyler Technologies, one of the biggest software providers for the US state and federal government, are reporting...

 

 

DDoS attacks are getting more powerful as attackers change tactics (zdnet.com)

[29/09/2020] Researchers say 2020 has seen the largest number of DDoS attacks ever with campaigns that are more powerful than before, too.There's been a surge in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks...

 

 

After breach, Twitter hires a new cybersecurity chief (techcrunch.com)

[30/09/2020] Following a high-profile breach in July, Twitter has hired Rinki Sethi as its new chief information security officer. Sethi most recently served as chief information security officer at...

 

 

How can I change my BBC cookie settings? (bbc.co.uk)

[18/10/2020] Some essential features on BBC sites just won’t work without cookies. And having other cookies switched off can seriously affect the way you’ll be able to enjoy our services...

 

 

Brazil sees first lawsuit after introduction of data protection regulations (zdnet.com)

[09/10/2020] Real estate firm Cyrela has been ordered to pay compensation after sharing a customer's personal details with partners. Brazil has seen the conclusion of the first lawsuit where the final ruling was based on...

 

 

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