Tags GDPR

U.K. fines company that collected data from new moms, then sold it to Equifax

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Bounty UK collected information from new mothers, mothers-to-be, as well as the birth dates and genders of young children, according to the ICO.

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 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.

The smaller, the better: Corporate CISOs turn to invite-only meetings to compare notes

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

While it’s not new for CISOs to compare notes with their counterparts in other companies, the number of invite-only sessions is growing as the pressure on executives grows to get things right.

Marriott announces data breach impacting 500 million hotel guests

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The company has determined that hackers had unauthorized access on Starwood’s guest database dating back to 2014.

Flaw in WordPress plugin allowed unauthorized admin access, backdoors

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

The flaw has been patched in the privacy-focused plugin WP GDPR Compliance, which has more than 100,000 downloads.

Facebook gets fined £500,000 by U.K. for Cambridge Analytica ordeal

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 6 months ago

It's first official financial consequence of the scandal.

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