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Grindr faces fine of nearly $12 million in Norway for alleged privacy violations

by Joe Warminsky • 10 months ago

The California-based app Grindr is accused of sharing user data without explicit consent.

Health insurer Excellus penalized $5.1M by HHS for data breach

by Joe Warminsky • 10 months ago

The incident dates back to the era of well-publicized hacks on corporations such as Target, Sony and Home Depot.

Twitter fined nearly $550,000 in Europe for response to bug that exposed private tweets

by Joe Warminsky • 12 months ago

The decision stems from a bug that allowed thousands of people's private tweets to be made public between late 2014 and early 2019.

Negligent data center shutdowns bring $60 million fine for Morgan Stanley

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

Hardware from the decommissioning of two facilities in 2016 still had some customer data on it by the time it reached recyclers.

Senators introduce bill to counter bad cybersecurity practices in credit reporting industry

by Chris Bing • 4 years ago

Two Democrats want to provide new regulatory powers for the Federal Trade Commission so that it can punish companies like Equifax and others in the credit reporting industry for poor cybersecurity practices.

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