A week in security (Sept 6 – Sept 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 12:33:27 +0000

A round up of the previous week’s blogs and most interesting and relevant security events, hacks, and information.

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ProtonMail hands user’s IP address and device info to police, showing the limits of private email

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 12:38:52 +0000

What can we expect from privacy-focused email if law enforcement come knocking?

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Bomb Threat, DDoS Purveyor Gets Eight Years

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 14:01:14 +0000

A 22-year-old North Carolina man has been sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for conducting bomb threats against thousands of schools in the U.S. and United Kingdom, launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, and for possessing sexually explicit images of minors.

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A week in security (August 5 – 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:38:31 +0000

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 5–11. We touch on problematic backdoors, the grim possibility of the Internet of Thoughts, and smart home improvement. We also released a retrospective report on ransomware.

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What should a US federal data privacy law ideally include?

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0000

What do small, privacy-protective companies think about a federal data privacy law for the US? It turns out, they’re all for it. Here are some of their ideas for US data privacy legislation.

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A week in security (May 27 – June 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 17:09:55 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 27–June 2, including a look at 2019 ransomware outbreaks in the Unites States, ATM fraud, NIST’s privacy framework, more legal problems for Google and Facebook, and more.

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The top six takeaways for corporate data privacy compliance

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Here are Labs’ top six takeaways from our data privacy and cybersecurity law series on corporate data privacy compliance. From emerging startups to burgeoning enterprises, these rules help not just with legal liability, but also user trust.

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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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