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Category: Privacy

ePrivacy Regulation: The latest EU overhaul you must deal with now

Feel pretty good about the new GDPR because you have all the compliance issues sorted out? Don’t relax. The new…

Comcast Xfinity website leaks customer data — twice

Comcast Xfinity has been hit by two data leaks that could have exposed customer information. While Comcast says no accounts…

U.S. Supreme Court decision on mobile location data a boost for privacy protection

Privacy protection in the United States received a needed boost as a result of a recent Supreme Court decision that…

Internet privacy: Protecting your anonymity on the web in 2018

By default, Internet privacy is almost nonexistent — your activity is watched and logged by your provider. But there are…

Big gulp: Coca-Cola data breach caused by disgruntled ex-employee

Even the biggest companies are not immune from cybersecurity incidents caused by their own employees or former employees, a fact…

TeenSafe app suffers massive leak, exposes thousands of kids’ personal data

Popular monitoring app TeenSafe has experienced a major data leak that can endanger the very customers it claims to protect.

It’s a small world after all: GDPR across borders

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect, so we will soon get real-world results of what happens when…

Don’t be Facebook: How to secure your application’s user data

The Facebook scandal has led many to rethink how they view application data security and user privacy. What lessons can…

Why the GDPR's right to erasure may sometimes be wrong

The GDPR’s right to erasure was put in place for honorable reasons and with good intentions. But are there times…

OMG!!! I've just suffered a data breach! Now what?

You’ve suffered a data breach and your personal data has been compromised. Now what? Take a deep breath… and follow…