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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A week in security (October 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:00:00 +0000

A roundup of security news from October 22 to October 28, including more headaches for airlines, how to avoid being a victim of a sextortion scam, and problems with search engines, browsers, and email.

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Huge breach affects 9 million Cathay Pacific customers

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:57:20 +0000

Airline company Cathay Pacific revealed that a huge breach took place in March 2018, affecting around 9 million customers. We take a look at some of the potential fallout.

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Why It’s Still A Bad Idea to Post or Trash Your Airline Boarding Pass

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 22:55:47 +0000

An October 2015 piece published here about the potential dangers of tossing out or posting online your airline boarding pass remains one of the most-read stories on this site. One reason may be that the advice remains timely and relevant: A talk recently given at a Czech security conference advances that research and offers several reminders of how being careless with your boarding pass could jeopardize your security or even cause trip disruptions down the road.

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