The Right to Privacy: Navigating Personal, Physical and Digital Safety

CW/TW: This article mentions the implications that privacy and data can have on domestic abuse and violence. Zoe Rose is a cybersecurity consultant and recognized as one of the 50 most influential women in cybersecurity. In this episode Zoe explains wh… Continue reading The Right to Privacy: Navigating Personal, Physical and Digital Safety

What Data Privacy Day 2021 Means for Individuals

Data Privacy Day (DPD) is January 28. Sounds exciting, right? I’m sure you’ve got the pinata stuffed and the presents on the way. What is DPD about? It’s all about me! We generally don’t like to use this phrase. It’s considered selfish and arrogant, le… Continue reading What Data Privacy Day 2021 Means for Individuals

Smashing Security podcast #212: Dutch leaks, Peeping Toms, and researchers under fire

Google warns security researchers that North Korean hackers are pretending to be their buddies, sensitive information connected to Coronavirus testing is available for sale in the Netherlands, and is a Peeping Tom at your home security provider spying … Continue reading Smashing Security podcast #212: Dutch leaks, Peeping Toms, and researchers under fire

Ten-Year Old Sudo Vulnerability Gives Root Privileges on Host

A major security hole in the Sudo utility could be abused by unprivileged users to gain root privileges on the vulnerable host, Qualys reports.
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Grindr faces fine of nearly $12 million in Norway for alleged privacy violations

Norway’s data protection agency is proposing a fine of $11.7 million against Grindr for the alleged improper sharing of users’ data to third-party companies for marketing purposes. The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA) said Tuesday that Grindr, which bills itself as “the world’s leading LGBTQ+ social application,” had shared, without full consent, users’ GPS locations, profile data and other information with other companies. Grindr has until Feb. 15 to argue against the decision. The case, which applies to the free version of the app, originated with a 2020 complaint from the Norwegian Consumer Council, and it falls under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The DPA said the fine of 100 million Norwegian kroner would represent its largest ever, reflecting that “our findings suggest grave violations of the GDPR.” “Users were not able to exercise real and effective control over the sharing of their data,” the Norwegian authority says. The […]

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ADT Installer Hacks Home Cams for Sexual Thrills

A man in his 30s admits to voyeurism via ADT security cams. Telesforo Aviles did it more then 9,600 times over four and a half years.
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Database of 176 million Pakistani mobile phone users sold online

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The database contains personal data including full names, physical addresses, and phone numbers.
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Streamlining cloud compliance through automation

As companies migrate to the cloud to take advantage of its scalability and flexibility, many don’t fully realize how this move will affect their compliance with cybersecurity and privacy requirements mandated by laws and standards such as SOX, CC… Continue reading Streamlining cloud compliance through automation