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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 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 Facebook Just Paid a $5 Billion Fine for Privacy Breaches. Now it Wants Access to Your Brain.

Facebook has spent the last two years trying to convince everyone that it can be trusted with people’s data. It failed and received a record $5 billion fine from the Federal Trade Commission. ...

Privacy 100 million Capital One customers were hacked — everything you need to know about data breaches, but were afraid to ask

Don’t miss: A worrying theory after Equifax and Facebook settlements — aggregated data is NOT enough to protect your privacy Be on your toes after a major hack or data breach. Consumers should...

Privacy Column: Equifax, Facebook will pay billions for privacy breaches -- but it’s not enough

At first glance, it appeared Equifax and Facebook got their comeuppance this week for privacy screw-ups that endangered hundreds of millions of Americans. Equifax agreed to pay as much as $700...

Privacy Privacy Breaches to Cost Facebook $5 Billion in Settlement with FTC

The settlement resolves a formal complaint by the FTC alleging that Facebook “used deceptive disclosures and settings” that eroded user privacy, violating a prior agreement Facebook signed with the...

Privacy Facebook will pay an unprecedented $5 billion penalty over privacy breaches

The settlement resolves a formal complaint by the FTC alleging that Facebook “used deceptive disclosures and settings” that eroded user privacy, violating a prior agreement Facebook signed ...

Privacy US settlement reached over YouTube children’s privacy breaches

The US Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve a potentially multimillion-dollar settlement with Google over the violation of children’s privacy laws by its video platform YouTube, according...

Privacy Data Breaches and Educational Institutions

institutions are empowered to identify departments and resources that deal with data privacy issues and need support, identify the laws or regulations that govern use of the data, and create a data...

Privacy Why 70% of healthcare orgs have suffered data breaches

To help mitigate security risks, the report outlined the following recommendations for data privacy protection in healthcare: 1. Focus on all threat vectors 2. Invest in modern, hybrid, and ...

Privacy Deep Instinct Exposes One of the Largest Data Breaches in the Last Decade

Private Email users subscribed to popular webmail ... This malware actively avoids detection as it spreads and harvests enormous amounts of data. And while our investigations have uncovered ...

Privacy Focus on IT security basics to prevent breaches, urges latest Online Trust Alliance report

Part of the Internet Society, the alliance promotes best security and privacy practices. The report draws conclusions from examining number of publicly available threat intelligence reports for...

Privacy Eight arrested for suspected Hong Kong police data breaches

According to Hong Kong’s RTHK news, hundreds of complaints have been made to the Privacy Commissioner after ... a website “disclosing the personal data of police officers suspectedly obtained ...

Privacy TikTok Investigated For Breaches Of Child Safety And Privacy. Yet Again

We’re looking at the messaging system, which is completely open, we’re looking at the kind of videos that are collected and shared by children online." The U.K. investigation ... the Commission in...

Privacy CBA must upgrade privacy policy, data governance following breaches: OAIC

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia needs to upgrade its management and retention of customers’ personal information in the wake of two separate data breaches, according to Australia’s privacy...

Privacy Data privacy is top priority for loyalty members, 52% consumers anxious over breaches and hacks

The seventh annual ‘For Love or Money’ study reveals that concern for data security is top of mind for loyalty program members in 2019. Conducted by by The Point of Loyalty, this year’s...

Privacy Hundreds of thousands of medical records exposed it two separate data breaches

Both data breaches were discovered by security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar from vpnMentor and involved the private data sitting on servers exposed to all and sundry. In the first case ...

Privacy This CEO Thinks Big Tech Is Complicit In Data Breaches

These words have become common features in news headlines and media coverage as national governments and private companies ... not improve their methods for data extraction, However, Conte ...

Privacy California experienced more data breaches than any other state in the past decade: report

Comparitech used information on data breaches collected by the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse and the Identity Theft Resource Center to examine the number of breaches in each state between 2008 and ...