Ireland slaps Facebook with $19M fine over 2018 data breaches

by Tonya Riley • 4 months ago

The complaint refers to the company's handling of 12 data breaches that occurred in 2018.

Norway fines Grindr for $7.3 million over privacy breach

by Tonya Riley • 7 months ago

Grindr disputes the agency's findings.

WhatsApp hit with $267 million GDPR fine for bungling user privacy disclosure

by Tonya Riley • 10 months ago

Facebook is appealing the decision.

Do credit monitoring and ID protection services do enough for breach victims?

by Tim Starks • 1 year ago

"We need to rethink how consumer data is stewarded," one customer advocate said.

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

by Joe Warminsky • 1 year ago

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

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

by Joe Warminsky • 2 years 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.