EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet Admits Nine Million Customers Hacked

EasyJet has admitted that a “highly sophisticated cyber-attack” has affected approximately nine million customers. It said email addresses and travel details had been stolen and…

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With GDPR's 'Right of Access,' Who Really Has Access?

With GDPR’s ‘Right of Access,’ Who Really Has Access?

How a security researcher learned organizations willingly hand over sensitive data with little to no identity verification. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)…

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Feds say photos of travelers compromised in data breach

Feds say photos of travelers compromised in data breach

US Customs and Border Protection announced Monday photos of travelers and license plates were recently compromised in a data breach. In a statement, CBP said…

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Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram’s website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months, a researcher says. The source…

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Facebook Ordered By U.S. Judge To Turn Over Data Privacy Records

Facebook Ordered By U.S. Judge To Turn Over Data Privacy Records

A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy after data for…

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European Parliament Approves Mass ID Database Plans

European Parliament Approves Mass ID Database Plans

The European Parliament has approved plans to boost physical security by implementing a mass identity database, although privacy concerns persist. The Common Identity Repository (CIR)…

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Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Just one day before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at a shareholder meeting that he wants to build a “privacy-focused social platform,” the company’s lawyer argued that…

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42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

A database containing records of tens of millions of users of various dating apps has been found publicly accessible, according to a researcher who says it…

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Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Australia’s information commissioner is suing Facebook over allegedly breaching the privacy of over 300,000 Australians caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a case…

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How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

Washington legislators recently introduced the Washington Privacy Act (WPA). This legislation is a consumer-focused privacy law similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) but it also…

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