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A GDPR ripple effect will help bring internet privacy back from the dead, Jon Callas predicts

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Jon Callas, a computer security expert who left Apple for the ACLU last year, said Monday it’s become too easy to become nihilistic about personal privacy because of the last decade of negative headlines about corporate data collection.

Dell reveals ‘unauthorized' attempt to extract customer passwords

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

“Though it is possible some of this information was removed from Dell’s network, our investigations found no conclusive evidence that any was extracted,” Dell said.

Data about 57 million people exposed by Elasticsearch servers

by Jared Beinart • 7 months ago

Cybersecurity organization Hacken said it found the misconfigured servers as part of a regular security audit. The data appears to come from millions of U.S. residents.

China's new law calls on private industry to hand over valuable cyberthreat data

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

The new year marked the beginning of yet another Chinese cybersecurity regulation that may affect U.S. technology companies operating overseas.

Forcepoint, emphasizing 'human-centered' security, buys RedOwl

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

"If the cybersecurity industry fails to put people at the center, it is certain to fall short in helping customers protect their most vital assets,” said Forcepoint CEO Matthew Moynahan.

The endless hunt: Looking for patterns in malware data

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

A Comodo dataset is allowing researchers to examine more than 97 million malware incidents — and experts tell CyberScoop it's "just scratching the surface."

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