Google’s Nest fiasco harms user trust and invades their privacy

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 16:30:29 +0000

Last month, Google announced that its Nest Secure would be updated to work with Google Assistant software. The problem? Google never told users its product had a microphone to begin with. Simple oversight or invasion of privacy? We break it down.

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Explained: Payment Service Directive 2 (PSD2)

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

PSD2 is coming to the EU. What is it? How will it be used? What are the implications? Many questions and some answers and recommendations.

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Google Chrome zero-day: Now is the time to update and restart your browser

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:13:15 +0000

A particularly dangerous Google Chrome zero-day is already being used in real-world attacks. Despite Google’s auto update feature, users will need to close and restart their browser in order to be protected.

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The not-so-definitive guide to cybersecurity and data privacy laws

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000

In the first blog for Malwarebytes Labs’ cybersecurity and data privacy law series, we tackle US data privacy compliance from a startup’s perspective. GDPR, COPPA, HIPAA—it’s all here.

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Spectre, Google, and the Universal Read Gadget

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:43:37 +0000

A recently released paper by Google has resurrected the spirit of Spectre, a seemingly never-ending threat to most makes of processor. We take a look at what this means, and what the Universal Read Gadget means for most technology users.

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Will pay-for-privacy be the new normal?

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 17:04:22 +0000

As the US considers new data privacy laws, at least two new proposals include calls to exchange money for privacy—an unwelcome bargain for users. Before pay-for-privacy becomes law, privacy as a right should become industry practice.

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Max Schrems: lawyer, regulator, international man of privacy

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Almost 10 years ago, privacy advocate Max Schrems and the European Union began separate efforts to change the way the world thinks about online privacy. Thanks to them, we now have GDPR.

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En 2018 Google pagó 3,4 millones de dólares por su bug bounty

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:54:45 +0000

Un investigador de 19 años de Uruguay, el dueño de un restaurante en Cluj (Rumanía) o un profesor de Cambridge son solo tres de los 317 expertos que recibieron una recompensa por informar de vulnerabilidades, ayudando a los usuarios de Google a permanecer seguros durante 2018, según informó la empresa en su informe anual sobre [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/2C67FVNpueA” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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