The American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups are delivering their petition to Amazon's Seattle headquarters today requesting that it stop selling surveillance technology to the government.
Uber recently applied for a patent to use artificial intelligence to spot drunken drivers
A bipartisan Congressional group has put forth a bill to create a national standard encryption that would supersede any similar standards created on the state or local levels.
BSI confirms that it is running the secretariat for a new ISO Project Committee developing ISO 23485 Consumer protection - Privacy by design for consumer goods and services - aimed at protecting consumers' domestic privacy.
A rarely used, but very powerful cyberespionage malware with the ability to install backdoors, remotely execute code and grab sound and audio from the affected device has been discovered and analyzed by ESET researchers.
The U.S Election Assistance Commission (EAC) announced that 26 states have requested $209,638,865, or 55 percent of the allocated $380 million for Help American Vote Act (HAVA) funds.
Microsoft has announced a £5.6 billion deal to acquire software development platform GitHub, arguably the most visible open source resource online.
A survey of 2.5 million domains looked for configurations publicly exposed, found 9,637 exposed organizations, then used a random sample of 171 public organizations to determine nearly 3,000 domains were leaking sensitive data.
Apple's newest enhancements to its Safari browser will inhibit websites and apps -- including Facebook -- from using cookies and fingerprinting techniques to track users across the internet.
Facebook is defending its privacy practices again after a report that the social media giant entered into agreements over the last decade to share user data with at least 60 mobile device manufacturers, in an effort to make its services available to device owners via integrated APIs.
Major vulnerabilities in the EOS blockchain and smart contracts platform may push back the Mainnet launch scheduled for June 2.
Facebook has unveiled a new way for its users to set up two-factor authentication for their accounts eliminating the need to register a phone number.
A glitch in T-Mobile's employee website allowed anyone to look up customer account details.
LifeBridge Health is notifying 500,000 patients that their personal information was exposed in a data breach.
Researchers from various universities conducted what was described as the first large-scale study of apps used by stalkers to track their intimate partners.
Senators from Connecticut and Massachusetts have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether or not Google, through its Android devices, has deceitfully gathered geo-location data from device users.
Home security product manufacturer Ring reportedly made changes to its smart doorbell system last January after learning that the product's app was not automatically logging off users from their accounts after they changed their passwords.
Google announced its plans detailing how it will handle customer data to comply with GDPR requirements after May 25.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has updated its Risk Management Framework (RMF) to cover privacy issues with a focus on helping organizations better understand and protect their member's personally identifiable information (PII).
A woman who pled guilty to hacking into Parris Hilton' bank accounts and iCloud accounts to steal nude photos and over a $100,000 is scheduled for sentencing Monday.
The National Security Agency (NSA) collected more than 530 million phone calls and texts in 20107, more than three times the number gathered the previous year.
NS8's Adam Rogas discusses how GDPR can impact smaller businesses regardless of where they are in the data chain of custody.
PUBG Corp. announced the arrest of 15 hackers in China who were accused of developing, selling, promoting, and using unauthorized hacking/cheating programs
Like many college students who cram the night before a test - and some writers who test the limits of their editors' patience with their procrastination - many companies have pushed off GDPR compliance, believing either it doesn't apply to them, it's too costly or overwhelming or they can afford to wait and see just how serious regulators are about admonishing and fining companies who falter on privacy. Big mistake.
Defining privacy is easy. Hit up Dictionary.com to read that it is "the state or condition of being free from being observed or disturbed by other people."
Checkmarx security researchers developed a proof of concept attack that would allow enable an Amazon Echo to continue recording a user long after a request is made.
While data breaches put millions at risk each year, it's easy to forget about some of the most vulnerable victims who often don't have the knowledge or resources to protect their identities.