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Stealthy Malware Flies Under AV Radar with Advanced Obfuscation

A threat campaign active since January customizes long-used droppers to infect victim machines and lift credentials and other data from browsers, according to Cisco Talos.

By |2019-11-15T09:48:55-05:00November 15th, 2019|browsers, chrome, Cisco Talos, droppers, Firefox, Hacks, Internet, internet browsing, Internet safety, Malware, online safety, privacy, Safari, Vulnerabilities, Web Security|Comments Off on Stealthy Malware Flies Under AV Radar with Advanced Obfuscation

California’s Domino Effect on U.S. Privacy Regulation

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect Jan. 1, will have a longstanding impact on privacy regulation across the U.S., a security expert says.

By |2019-11-14T10:32:16-05:00November 14th, 2019|California, CCPA, Consumer Privacy, Data Privacy, enfuse 2019, GDPR, Government, Hacks, IoT, janet de guzman, podcast, Podcasts, privacy, privacy regulation, security law, security regulation|Comments Off on California’s Domino Effect on U.S. Privacy Regulation

Consumer Data Privacy Rights: Emerging Tech Blurs Lines

Data privacy is a fundamental right for Americans - but new emerging technologies like drone, IoT and facial recognition are introducing gray areas.

By |2019-11-13T17:19:30-05:00November 13th, 2019|Alexa, CCPA, data collection, Data Privacy, drone, emerging technologies, enfuse 2019, facial recognition, GDPR, Government, IoT, privacy, privacy law, privacy regulation|Comments Off on Consumer Data Privacy Rights: Emerging Tech Blurs Lines

Google’s Plan to Crunch Health Data on Millions of Patients Draws Fire

"Project Nightingale" is fully HIPAA-compliant, according to Google -- but researchers said they see big red flags for consumer data privacy.

By |2019-11-13T12:53:53-05:00November 13th, 2019|ascension, Cloud Security, Compliance, Critical Infrastructure, Data Privacy, google, Government, health information, HIPAA, partnership, privacy, privacy concerns, project nightingale, regulation, violation|Comments Off on Google’s Plan to Crunch Health Data on Millions of Patients Draws Fire

Facebook bug turns on iPhone camera in the background

A recent update to the Facebook’s iOS app introduced a bug that had some users worried The post Facebook bug turns on iPhone camera in the background appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

By |2019-11-13T11:09:03-05:00November 13th, 2019|privacy|Comments Off on Facebook bug turns on iPhone camera in the background

Federal Court: Suspicionless Search of Traveler Devices by Border Agents Is Unconstitutional

U.S. Customs agents now must have reasonable cause and suspicion to search traveler devices at points of entry.

By |2019-11-13T06:45:30-05:00November 13th, 2019|American Civil LIberties Union, borders, courts, Edward Snowden, electronic devices, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Government, privacy, Smartphones, U.S. Customs and Border Protection|Comments Off on Federal Court: Suspicionless Search of Traveler Devices by Border Agents Is Unconstitutional

These new rules were meant to protect our privacy. They don’t work | Stephanie Hare

The data protection laws introduced last year are failing us – and our childrenWho owns your data? This is one of the toughest questions facing governments, companies and regulators today and no one has answered it to anyone’s satisfaction. Not what we were promised last year, when the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, commonly [...]

By |2019-11-10T03:30:28-05:00November 10th, 2019|Data and computer security, data protection, Europe, European Union, GDPR, Internet, Internet of Things, Internet safety, privacy, Surveillance, Technology, UK news, World news|Comments Off on These new rules were meant to protect our privacy. They don’t work | Stephanie Hare