Europe’s parliament calls for full audit of Facebook in wake of breach scandal

Europe’s parliament calls for full audit of Facebook in wake of breach scandal

The European Parliament has called for a full audit of Facebook following a string of data breach scandals — including the Cambridge Analytica affair. MEPs are urging the company to allow European Union bodies to carry out a full audit to assess data protecti…

Gartner’s analysis on the progress of Android security

With mobile security always being a hot topic, it is imperative to evaluate the relative strengths of different platforms and how they stack up against a set of predefined security requirements. Gartner’s “Mobile OSs and Device Security: A Comparison of Platf…

Facebook Could Face Up to $1.63 Billion Fine for Latest Hack Under the GDPR

Facebook’s stunning disclosure of a massive hack on Friday in which attackers gained access tokens to at least 50 million accounts—bypassing security measures and potentially giving them full control of both profiles and linked apps—has already stirred threa…

You Really Shouldn’t Be Running Adobe Flash Player Anymore

We’re in the last few months of 2018, and Adobe Flash’s expiration date feels just within reach. That’s not just wishful thinking, either—Adobe has stated it will officially end support for the ailing web plugin in 2020. Read more…

Uber will pay $148M to US states to settle claims from 2016 breach

Uber must now also report any “data security incidents” every quarter for 2 years.

HealthCare.gov Portal Suffers Data Breach, Trump Officials Say

Files on roughly 75,000 individuals may have been exposed in a security breach involving a federal healthcare enrollment system, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said on Friday. The web portal remains open, but some functionality…

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