“Have I been pwnd?”– What is it and what to do when you *are* pwned

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 20:26:09 +0000

You use Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) to check if your data has been compromised. What you do next when pwned takes a couple of steps.

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City fined for tracking its citizens via their phones

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 15:00:02 +0000

The Dutch city of Enschede has been fined for breaching GDPR with its Wi-Fi tracking.

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Spotify resets some user logins after hacker database found floating online

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:24:39 +0000

The 380 million record database. didn’t belong to Spotify itself, but instead to fraudsters who’d uploaded it.

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RegTech explained: a crucial toolset for the financial industry

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 16:30:00 +0000

The financial industry has come to rely on RegTech. It helps financials comply with regulations and tightens up data safety and security. But what is it exactly?

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Facial recognition: tech giants take a step back

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 15:30:00 +0000

Some of the big players in the field of facial recognition announced they will not provide their technology to law enforcement while there is no governing law.

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Child identity theft, part 1: On familiar fraud

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 20:17:19 +0000

In this two-part series on child identity theft, we shed light on the growing problem of familiar fraud, where those entrusted with a minor’s information are the very ones who abuse it.

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What role does data destruction play in cybersecurity?

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:18:26 +0000

Organizations are keen to protect the personal data of their employees and customers from cyberattack. But what about the data they no longer need? We discuss why data destruction is just as important to cybersecurity as protection.

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