Facebook sues Chinese malware operator for abusing its ad platform

Facebook sues Chinese malware operator for abusing its ad platform

Facebook filed a lawsuit today against a Chinese company and two Chinese nationals for abusing the Facebook ad platform to run a malware scheme. The…

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Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Dark Web Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Using Cryptocurrency to Launder More Than $19 Million

Hugh Brian Haney pled guilty in Manhattan federal court last week to money laundering charges, based on the proceeds of a narcotics trafficking operation that…

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Equifax used 'admin' as username and password for sensitive data: lawsuit

Equifax used ‘admin’ as username and password for sensitive data: lawsuit

Equifax (EFX) used the word “admin” as both password and username for a portal that contained sensitive information, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in…

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Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Why businesses don’t report cybercrimes to law enforcement

Companies are often compelled to report security incidents such as data breaches to regulators. Companies in the UK, for example, will be legally obligated under…

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Companies' 'Anonymized' Data May Violate GDPR, Privacy Regs

Companies’ ‘Anonymized’ Data May Violate GDPR, Privacy Regs

A new study found that any database containing 15 pieces of demographic data could be used to identify individuals. For more than two decades, researchers…

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Latest technology could miss Australia due to encryption laws: Telstra

Latest technology could miss Australia due to encryption laws: Telstra

Telstra has warned that device vendors could skip Australia due to the nation’s encryption laws, leaving local companies uncompetitive. With vendors usually sharing technical information…

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