French privacy regulator slaps Facebook, Google with fines totaling nearly $240M
The CNIL hit the tech giants over their policy on cookies.
Advertisers are sucking up student data, even after legal action, researchers say
The apps are another instance of the privacy risks educational technology poses to children, the Me2B Alliance says.
Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users
In one case, Meta removed 300 accounts linked to Israeli-based Black Cube that operated as fictitious personas to set up calls with targets.
FTC settles with OpenX Technologies for $2 million for allegedly violating children's privacy law
The FTC also alleges that OpenX continued to collect geolocation data from some Android users even after they opted out of tracking.
NSO Group's latest spyware on par with nation-state abilities, researchers say
The analysis offers a window into the level of spyware the embattled spyware firm offered clients around the world.
Telehealth app Doxy.me is plugging a leak that exposed patient data to Facebook, Google
“Frankly, this human error got by us," a company representative said.
UK threatens Clearview AI with nearly $23M fine over its facial recognition tech
Regulators say the company committed "alleged serious breaches" of the nation's data protection laws.
Robinhood breach exposed information on 7 million people
The company said it doesn't believe Social Security or bank account numbers were accessed.
Spyware providers are flocking to international arms fairs to sell to NATO foes
The report shows that the problem goes well beyond NSO Group.