Hackers Expose Gaping Holes in North Macedonia’s IT Systems

Bojan Stojkovski reports: North Macedonia’s officials are trying to persuade the country that after hackers recently leaked dozens of email addresses and passwords from staffers in public institutions, the situation is under control. But, as they… Continue reading Hackers Expose Gaping Holes in North Macedonia’s IT Systems

Trump’s Press Secretary Appears to Have Exposed President’s Banking Information

Daniel Politi reports: During a briefing on Friday, Donald Trump’s press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, wanted to tell a feel-good story of where the president had decided to donate his salary this quarter. So she held up the $100,000 check that she said… Continue reading Trump’s Press Secretary Appears to Have Exposed President’s Banking Information

Twitter and WhatsApp could face EU data privacy sanctions

The National reports: Twitter and Facebook’s WhatsApp are in the firing line as Europe’s leading privacy watchdog for US tech giants edges closer to delivering its first major sanctions under the region’s tough data-protection rules. The Irish Data Pro… Continue reading Twitter and WhatsApp could face EU data privacy sanctions

Five months after they were notified of a data breach, Prime Communication notifies 8,000 employees

Last month, I pointed readers to a news report out of Moore, Oklahoma about how Tonya Smith, a former employee of Prime Communications, had reportedly been sent an email with personal information on 8,000 of their employees.  The mistake occurred on De… Continue reading Five months after they were notified of a data breach, Prime Communication notifies 8,000 employees