Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

Marriott Face £99 Million ICO Fine for Data Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office has announced an intention to fine Marriott International £99m for “infringements of the GDPR.” Relating to an incident that Marriott reported…

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Are Your Employees Using Your Data in the Shadows?

Are Your Employees Using Your Data in the Shadows?

You have superstar employees who run your business like it’s their own. They use new apps to collaborate with coworkers, vendors, and customers to get…

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British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

British Airways faces record £183m fine for data breach

The airline, owned by IAG, says it is “surprised and disappointed” by the penalty from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). At the time, BA said…

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News Aggregator App Flipboard Breached

News Aggregator App Flipboard Breached

News aggregation app Flipboard has publicly confessed that hackers accessed personal data about its members. Although the biz did not say how many customers had…

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Canonical GitHub Account Hacked Ubuntu Source Code Safe

Canonical GitHub Account Hacked, Ubuntu Source Code Safe

The GitHub account of Canonical Ltd., the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, was hacked on Saturday, July 6. “We can confirm that on 2019-07-06…

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APT Increasingly Targets Canadian Orgs

APT Increasingly Targets Canadian Orgs

Canadian organizations are being warned that they are increasingly becoming the targets of cyber-threats, with researchers discovering nearly 100 malicious email campaigns that have been…

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China installs spyware on tourists’ Android phones, downloads data from iPhones

China installs spyware on tourists’ Android phones, downloads data from iPhones

Foreigners visiting certain areas of China are having their smartphones searched at the border. With Android phones, authorities install a piece of spyware that has…

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Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp repaired without a real explanation

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp repaired without a real explanation

For most of July 3, Facebook Facebook’s sister image-sharing network, Instagram and its popular communications program WhatsApp were having fits. None of the sites were…

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Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Indian Authorities Arrest 4 Individuals Accused of Crypto Ponzi Scheme

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of India has arrested Vijay Prajapati, Dhiraj Patel, Kamruddin Syed, and Ashiq Shaikh, the alleged creators of the cryptocurrency KBC…

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29 VPN Services Owned by Six China-Based Organizations

29 VPN Services Owned by Six China-Based Organizations

Analysis of the world’s top VPN services conducted by the privacy and security research firm VPNpro revealed that the top 97 VPN services are owned…

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