threat intelligence

HackNotice to Democratize Threat Intelligence

HackNotice announced today it has added a set of free analysis and visualization tools to enable end users to know when their personally identifiable information has been disclosed. The tools, dubbed Risk ...
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personal data

VA High Court: License Plate Database Not Personal Data

Regulations related to the collection, storage and use of personal data don’t apply to the collection of license plate readings, a court has found, calling privacy regs into question As you drive ...
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Almost 235 Million YouTube, TikTok and Instagram Profiles Exposed Online by Unsecured Database

Almost 235 Million YouTube, TikTok and Instagram Profiles Exposed Online by Unsecured Database

A security researcher has found a database with almost 235 social media profiles scraped from the Internet, likely belonging to Social Data. Public user data is precious, and many companies want to ...
74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

74% of Internet Users Feel They Have No Control Over the Personal Information Collected on Them

New research conducted by the Ponemon Institute reveals a substantial lack of empowerment felt by consumers when it comes to their data privacy. There is also a gap between the data protection ...
VPN

Blockchain-based VPNs: The Next Step in Privacy Tech?

Could open source bandwidth utilized by blockchain be the alternative to today’s VPN? Every person who goes online today fights a losing privacy battle. Every site we visit, every app we download, ...
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security employees

Businesses Skating on Thin Ice Using Third-Party Services

Every year businesses lose millions of dollars in data breach incidents. A survey by Ponemon Institute revealed a 3% increase in third-party data breaches in 2018, with 59% of companies experiencing a ...
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healthcare

Protecting Healthcare Data and Infrastructure

The healthcare industry is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. As digital transformation accelerates and more providers move their internal systems to the cloud, deploy IoT medical devices and host medical records online, they ...
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travel

Data Privacy and Security in the Travel Industry

As COVID-19 mauls the travel sector and hotels, airlines and cruise lines shutter their doors or park their planes and ships, this interlude may present them an opportunity to address how they ...
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Twitter Saudi

Twitter and the Saudi Computer Crime – Or Was It?

What the two Twitter employees’ actions in accessing user data for use by the Saudi Kingdom was not technically a criminal offense On Nov. 7, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) ...
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UniCredit leaks 3 million customer records in data breach

UniCredit leaks 3 million customer records in data breach

Italian banking giant UniCredit has suffered a “data incident” that exposed 3 million customer records, including full names, phone numbers and email addresses. UniCredit issued an urgent security notice yesterday announcing that ...