NEWS ARTICLES

Clinton's use of private email spawns security, transparency debate

Clinton's use of private email spawns security, transparency debate

Hillary Clinton used a private email account during her tenure as secretary of state.

Android 'Gazon' worm proliferates through texts, infects more than 4k phones

Android 'Gazon' worm proliferates through texts, infects more than 4k phones

The worm has gained traction through spam text messages that promise users an Amazon giftcard.

Ramirez: FTC focus on data security, fraud, cross device tracking

Ramirez: FTC focus on data security, fraud, cross device tracking

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez says the agency will continue to ramp up its expertise to protect consumer privacy.

Greenwald says Snowden invoked changes toward privacy

Greenwald says Snowden invoked changes toward privacy

Although legislation hasn't moved forward, there have been significant and heartening changes toward privacy, Glenn Greenwald said in a keynote address.

NEWS BRIEFS

Chrome 41 update includes 51 security fixes

Chrome 41 was promoted to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux on Tuesday.

Experts find flaws in Mobile World Congress official app

The official Android app of the event contains some flaws that could allow spammers to easily scrape data belonging to conference attendees.

Online Trust Alliance pens letter to Congress over federal data breach notification law

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) wrote a letter to Congress earlier this week in response to the recently proposed Personal Data Notification & Protection Act.

D-Link issues firmware updates to address router vulnerabilities

A researcher notified D-Link of vulnerabilities in one router, and D-Link then expanded the investigation to a number of other devices.

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DATA BREACH BLOG

Laptop stolen from employee contained data on Pioneer Bank customers

The New York-based bank is notifying an undisclosed number of customers that their personal information was on a laptop that was stolen from an employee.

North Carolina credit union notification says laptop containing data missing

A Piedmont Advantage Credit Union laptop containing personal information cannot be located.

Bulk Reef Supply website compromised, credit cards at risk

Bulk Reef Supply is notifying an undisclosed number of customers that their personal data could be at risk.

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