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Privacy Myki data release breached privacy laws and revealed travel histories, including of Victorian MP

A report found Public Transport Victoria breached privacy laws by releasing the supposedly ‘de-identified’ data of more than 15 million myki public transport users. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP The...

Privacy Myki data release found to have breached privacy laws

Public Transport Victoria breached privacy laws when it released the travel history of 15 million myki cards last year, a new report has found. The report concludes a months-long Office of the ...

Privacy Public Transport Victoria in breach of Privacy Act after re-identifiable data on over 15m myki cards released

Public Transport Victoria (PTV) has been found in breach of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (PDP Act) by the Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner (OVIC) for releasing data that...

Privacy Public Transport Victoria breached privacy rules with Myki data release

Public Transport Victoria (PTV), now part of the state’s Department of Transport, breached the law when it released supposedly de-identified data relating to the use of Melbourne’s Myki card. The ...

Privacy Data breaches, hacking and invasions of privacy: How to know if you've been affected and what to do about it

Every day of your life, much of what you do is being tracked. As soon as you pick up your mobile phone, browse the internet, use a debit card, talk to a smart speaker or take public transport, your...

Privacy What Keeps Lawyers Up at Night? Data Breaches

That’s why Shipman & Goodwin is attempting to get ahead of the issue, creating a data privacy and protection practice group to keep up with the growing demand from local governments, businesses...

Privacy Canada’s Desjardins Reports Costs of $53M Related to Data Breach

Canadian lender Desjardins Group said on Monday it spent C$70 million ($53 million) in the second quarter related to a data privacy breach earlier this year that exposed personal information of 2.9...

Privacy What Mistakes Do Companies Make That Lead To Data Breaches?

Answer by Jedidiah Yueh, Executive Chairman and Founder, Delphix, on Quora: Security and data privacy are the biggest pain points facing modern enterprises, and no company is immune from a...

Privacy Customers could face long-term privacy issues after Air New Zealand data breach

A data breach has exposed up to 112,000 Air New Zealand Airpoints customers to long-term privacy concerns. Air New Zealand is facing questions around how the data breach happened and why it took...

Privacy Facebook could face billions in compensation claims over facial data privacy breach

The Australian Privacy Foundation warned that Australia had “an almost complete absence” of biometric data protections for individuals, despite the acceptance of a biometric security code by the ...

Privacy Complaints Edinburgh council and NHS Lothian breached new data laws

Figures obtained from the Information Commissioner’s Office show there were 14 complaints against the authority in the last year. The numbers are the first since General Data Protection Regulation ...

Privacy ESA's massive E3 privacy breach simply shouldn't go unpunished

Put simply, if you attended E3 since the internet has been a thing ... It shouldn't take a catastrophic incident for any organization to care about privacy. ESA says, "we are the video game...

Privacy Thousands of medical histories exposed in data breach

Tens of thousands of Australians have had their medical histories and other private information exposed in a large data breach of a company that enabled them to participate in paid clinical trials....

Privacy Chicago Attorney In Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit Is Youngest Woman To Lead Nationwide Multi-District Class Action Case

Alongside three men decades her senior, she launched a lawsuit on behalf of 147 million Americans whose private information ... online to find out if their data was stolen. If so, they can file ...

Privacy Detroit-based StockX says customer data may have been breached

“Again, we take data security and privacy very seriously, and will continue to communicate with our customers and work hard to protect those who trust us with their shopping experience,” the...

Privacy StockX warns some customer data exposed in breach

It also recommended customers who use their StockX passwords for other accounts change those passwords. "Again, we take data security and privacy very seriously, and will continue to communicate...

Privacy How to protect yourself in a data breach if your bank gets hacked

When someone has all of your private information, it's natural to feel like ... Some companies offer free credit monitoring to victims of a data breach, but often times that's only temporary....

Privacy Equifax’s data breach settlement: Everything you need to know

Consumers whose personal information was exposed during the 2017 Equifax data breach (that’s most U.S. adults who ... there hadn’t been such an enormous number of claims filed.” Privacy expert and ...

Privacy Thousands Of E3 Attendees’ Private Data At Risk After ESA Website Security Breach

Did you attend E3 this past June? Your data may have been leaked. The data of over 2,000 journalists and content creators was at risk thanks to a website security breach. The Electronic Software ...

Privacy Presbyterian data breach affects some 183,000 patients

Presbyterian Healthcare Services reported a data breach that allowed unauthorized access to ... “At Presbyterian, we take the responsibility of protecting the privacy of our patients and members...