First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records

First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records

The Web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. [NYSE:FAF] leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003, until notified ...
One Year Later - Has GDPR Really Been that Big of a Deal?

One Year Later – Has GDPR Really Been that Big of a Deal?

GDPR’s potential fines of 20 million EUR or 4% of global annual turnover had organizations across the globe shaking in their boots, but was the fear really warranted? Now that GDPR has ...
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The Chainsplaining

via Matt Cutler, writing at HackerNoon, regales us with the concept of Chainsplaining (the notion of mansplaining Blockchain). Interestingly, Matt's kicked off a new series going beyond chainsplaining at BlockNative, riffing on ...
Notable GDPR Enforcement Actions in the First Year and Key Takeaways

Notable GDPR Enforcement Actions in the First Year and Key Takeaways

In the year since the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) went into effect on May 25, 2018, companies worldwide have been adapting to the new privacy rules—and EU regulators have also been ...
Adding a Recovery Phone Number Blocks 100% of Automated Bot Attacks, Finds Google

Adding a Recovery Phone Number Blocks 100% of Automated Bot Attacks, Finds Google

Google found that users who add a recovery phone number to their accounts effectively block 100 percent of automated bot attacks by doing so. The tech giant arrived at this finding after ...
Customer Details from 2015 TalkTalk Breach Found on Google

Customer Details from 2015 TalkTalk Breach Found on Google

After countless complaints from viewers about fraud, a BBC Watchdog Live investigation revealed that UK telecom TalkTalk didn’t notify 4,545 customers that their data had been compromised in the 2015 data breach, ...
One Year After GDPR

One Year After GDPR: Significant Rise on Data Breach Reporting from European Businesses

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It’s been one year since the European Union (EU) enforced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)1, a legislation designed to... The post One Year After GDPR: Significant Rise on Data Breach Reporting ...
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) — Web-based Application Security, Part 3

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) — Web-based Application Security, Part 3

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a technique in which malicious scripts are stored on and unknowingly retrieved from trusted websites by unsuspecting victims. Learn how to safeguard against this threat to your sensitive ...
One Year After GDPR: Significant rise on Data Breach reporting from European Businesses

One Year After GDPR: Significant rise on Data Breach reporting from European Businesses

It’s been one year since the European Union (EU) enforced the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), legislation designed to protect the personal data of EU citizens and lay specific rules and guidelines ...
Free Decryptor Released for GetCrypt Ransomware

Free Decryptor Released for GetCrypt Ransomware

Security researchers have released a tool that enables victims of GetCrypt ransomware to recover their affected files for free. On 23 May, web security and antivirus software provider Emsisoft announced the release ...
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