Tech Giants Join Facebook in NSO Legal Battle; Facebook and Google Agreed to Team Up Against Possible Antitrust Lawsuit; Australian Regulator Delays Google’s $2.1B Fitbit Deal; New Orleans Bans Facial Recognition; Google Rejects DOJ Antitrust Claims.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/23)”
Zoom Executive Accused of Working With Chinese Law Enforcement; Journalists at Al-Jazeera Targeted by Spyware; Hong Kong Upholds Mask Ban at Protests; Networks of Texas Capital City Accessed in SolarWinds Attack; Treasury Department Confirms SolarWinds Breach.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/22)”
38 States Sue Google for Antitrust; Google Wins EU Antitrust Approval for $2.1B Fitbit Deal; EDPB Adopts Statement on GDPR Amid Brexit; US Cybersecurity Officials Warn of ‘Grave Threat’ After Cyberattack.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/18)”
Facebook Takes Out Full-Page Ads Attacking Apple; Facebook to Move UK Users to US Terms, Skirting European Laws; EU to Update Cybersecurity Rules; TikTok Sent Job Applicants’ Data to China; Texas and 9 Other States Sue Google for Antitrust Violations.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/17)”
Tech Giants Face 10% Fines Under Draft EU Rules; FTC Orders Social Media Companies to Share Data-Collection Practices; Irish Watchdog Fines Twitter $546,000; Calif. Hospital Notifies 67,000 Patients of Data Breach.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/16)”
Treasury and Commerce Departments Hit in Global Cyberespionage Campaign; Over 85,000 MySQL Databases Sold on Dark Web; Apple Begins Applying New Data-Privacy Labels; Calif. to Join Google Antitrust Lawsuit.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/15)”
CISA: Cybercriminals Targeting K-12 Distance Learning; NYC Council to Ban Retailers From Using Facial Recognition; Apple and Google to Ban X-Mode From Collecting Location Data From User Phones; Tech Giants Face 6% Fines Under Drafted EU Rules; Fla. Healthcare Provider Notifies More Than 1M Patients of Data Breach.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/14)”
COVID vaccine documents accessed in cyberattack on EU’s EMA; EPIC seeks investigation into exam-proctoring software; French privacy watchdog fines Google, Amazon; German watchdog launches investigation into Facebook over VR.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/11)”
FTC, 46 States Sue Facebook Over Antitrust Issues, Call for Break-Up; CDC Asks for Personal Data of COVID Vaccine Recipients; China Orders the Removal 105 Apps from App Stores; Cybersecurity Firm Says Nation-State Hackers Breached Its System.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/10)”
Apple threatens to remove apps that won’t comply with new privacy feature; Researchers find millions of devices vulnerable to cyberattacks; Cloudflare and Apple create a new privacy-focused internet protocol; Federal judge blocks TikTok ban.Continue reading “Daily Digest (12/9)”
Sources: US to deny TikTok divestiture deadline extension; NSA warns of Russian hacking against VMware products; Greater Baltimore Medical Center computers impacted by ransomware; California adopts COVID contact-tracing appContinue reading “Daily Digest (12/8)”
Google Play apps still vulnerable to major flaw; IBM: Global phishing campaign targets COVID vaccine distribution; 113,000 Alaskan voter IDs exposed in breach; Trump signs order on AI useContinue reading “Daily Digest (12/7)”
Irish Watchdog to Publish Ruling on Twitter Breach Probe; Report: 25 Countries Use Surveillance Technology to Track Locations by Phone; US States to File Facebook Antitrust Lawsuit; Mass. Lawmakers Ban Police Facial Recognition StatewideContinue reading “Daily Digest (12/4)”
EU Sues Amazon on Antitrust Charges Over Use of Data; Vulnerabilities Affect 100,000 Sites Using WordPress Plugin.
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Zoom to Implement New Security Measures Under FTC Settlement; EU Under Fire for Plan to Access Encrypted Chats; Critics: French Bill on Police IDs Pose ‘Danger to Press Freedom’; 10M Hotel Guest Files Leaked in Misconfigured Data Bucket.
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Baltimore ‘Spy Plane’ Program Does Not Violate Privacy, Court Rules; Facebook Removes Iranian Accounts; WhatsApp to Release Disappearing Message Feature;Google Criticizes India for Limiting Digital Payments.
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Miss. Police to Live-Stream Amazon Ring Doorbell Cameras; Voters Ban Facial Recognition in Portland, Me.; US Seizes $1B in Bitcoin, Tied to ‘Silk Road’ Drug Website; Survey: 51% of Companies Still Lack a BYOD Policy Amid Pandemic.
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Calif. Voters Approve Prop 24 Privacy Measure; Did Social Media Actually Counter Election Misinformation?; US Judge Unsure If He Has Grounds to Issue New TikTok Injunction; T-Mobile to Pay $200M Fine to Resolve FCC Investigation.
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Privacy Issues on Ballot in 2 Key States on Election Day; UK Police Using Fingerprint Scanners to Target Black Britons; WSJ: Walmart, Comcast in Talks to Develop and Distribute Smart TVs; Australian Media Firm Says Ransomware Hit Could Cost Over $6M.
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