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French privacy regulator slaps Facebook, Google with fines totaling nearly $240M

by Tim Starks

The CNIL hit the tech giants over their policy on cookies.

Banks must report major cyber incidents within 36 hours under finalized regulation

by Tim Starks

Industry won some concessions in the final version of the rule, which banks must comply with by May.

SolarWinds hack spotlights a thorny legal problem: Who to blame for espionage?

by Tim Starks

It could take years for the cases to play out in court.

Grid regulator warns utilities of risk of SolarWinds backdoor, asks how exposed they are

by Sean Lyngaas

The hunt for information related to the suspected Russian hacking operation is very much ongoing in the private sector, too.

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

by Joe Warminsky

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

Insurer's huge data exposure draws charges from New York state

by Jeff Stone

The complaint is the first action under new Department of Financial Services regulations.

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