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New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.

FaceApp isn't taking all of your photos, but the privacy concerns are very real

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

From shady fine print to Russian law, FaceApp's geriatric filter may not be worth all the fun.

The developers of the notorious FinSpy spyware are innovating — and thriving

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Updated FinSpy implants for iOS and Android have been used in nearly 20 countries in the last year, according to Kaspersky.

Zoom flaw could enable hackers to activate Mac webcams without permission

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The security issues speak to the risk associated with default settings on popular applications that a user might overlook.

Customs and Border Protection subcontractor hack exposes traveler photos, license plates

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The hackers struck after the unnamed subcontractor transferred copies of the images collected by CBP to the subcontractor’s network.

It's time for Congress to act on Facebook's privacy policies. Here's how.

by cyber_admin • 5 months ago

In an op-ed, ID Experts CEO Tom Kelly writes that we shouldn't be fooled by Mark Zuckerberg's pivot to privacy: the time for regulation is now.

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