EU Votes To Create Gigantic Biometrics Database

EU Votes To Create Gigantic Biometrics Database

The European Parliament voted last week to interconnect a series of border-control, migration, and law enforcement systems into a gigantic, biometrics-tracking, searchable database of EU…

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Hacker Dumps Thousands Of Sensitive Mexican Embassy Documents Online

Hacker Dumps Thousands Of Sensitive Mexican Embassy Documents Online

A hacker stole thousands of documents from Mexico’s embassy in Guatemala and posted them online. The hacker, who goes by the online handle @0x55Taylor, tweeted…

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Privacy as a Privilege The Flip Side of Tech Advances

Privacy as a Privilege: The Flip Side of Tech Advances

Do you ever get this weird feeling that someone is watching you? Well, you could be right. From smart cars and smart homes, every minute…

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ISO 27001 checklist: a step-by-step guide to implementation

ISO 27001 checklist: a step-by-step guide to implementation

We’re not going to lie: implementing an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS (information security management system) is hard work. But as the saying goes, nothing worth having…

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Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty To Two Counts Of Banking Malware Creation

Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty To Two Counts Of Banking Malware Creation

Marcus Hutchins, the British security researcher who shot to fame after successfully halting the Wannacry ransomware epidemic, has pleaded guilty to crafting online bank-account-raiding malware.…

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You Rang? New Voice Phishing Attack Tricks Unsuspecting Users

You Rang? New Voice Phishing Attack Tricks Unsuspecting Users

In this digital day and age, the average user is likely familiar with the techniques and avenues cybercriminals use to get ahold of personal data…

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Google starts allowing EU Android users to choose their browsers and search engines

Google starts allowing EU Android users to choose their browsers and search engines

Following a record €4.34 billion fine in July last year, and another one of €1.5 billion on March 20, 2019, Google said it would comply with…

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Russia Hacked Clinton's Computers Five Hours After Trump's Call

Russia Hacked Clinton’s Computers Five Hours After Trump’s Call

Mueller report finds that in July 2016, after then-candidate Donald Trump publicly called for Russia to “find the 30,000 emails,” Russian agents targeted Hillary Clinton’s…

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Facebook admits to storing plaintext passwords for millions of Instagram users

Facebook admits to storing plaintext passwords for millions of Instagram users

Facebook admitted today to storing the passwords of millions of Instagram users in plaintext format in internal server logs. The announcement came as an update…

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LinkedIn Data Found in Unsecured Databases

LinkedIn Data Found in Unsecured Databases

A security researcher identified eight unsecured databases that held “approximately 60 million records of LinkedIn user information.” GDI Foundation, where the security researcher is from, is…

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