GDPR: An impact around the world

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 19:19:24 +0000

Two years after GDPR became effective in the European Union, countries across the world have emulated its approach to data privacy. Here’s a look at a few.

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Bring your own privacy: VPNs for consumers and orgs

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 17:24:33 +0000

VPNs are all the rage, but they’re not without their problems. Where do you stand on the great “Should we deploy a VPN” debate?

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Suddenly Teleworking, Securely

Credit to Author: Greg Young (Vice President for Cybersecurity)| Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:58:12 +0000

So you suddenly have a lot of staff working remotely. Telework is not new and a good percentage of the workforce already does so. But the companies who have a distributed workforce had time to plan for it, and to plan for it securely. A Lot of New Teleworkers All At Once This event can’t…

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MIT researchers say mobile voting app piloted in U.S. is rife with vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Lucas Mearian| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 13:30:00 -0800

Elections officials in numerous states have piloted various mobile voting applications as a method of expanding access to the polls, but MIT researchers say one of the more popular apps has security vulnerabilities that could open it up to tampering by bad actors.

The MIT analysis of the application, called Voatz, highlighted a number of weaknesses that could allow hackers to “alter, stop, or expose how an individual user has voted.”

Additionally, the researchers found that Voatz’s use of Palo Alto-based vendor Jumio for voter identification and verification poses potential privacy issues for users.

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Cyber tips for safe online dating: How to avoid privacy gaffs, exploits, and scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 16:36:45 +0000

We give advice on safe online dating, including steering clear of scams, buttoning up on privacy, and avoiding vulnerable apps.

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