Tag: privacy

Birth Certificate Data Laid Bare on the Web in Multiple States
Amazon Web Services, AWS

Birth Certificate Data Laid Bare on the Web in Multiple States

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging
2020 presidential election, Black Hat 2019

Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging

Most counties are not protected from impersonation-based spearphishing attacks. . Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging ThreatpostSource link Read More

Feds Crack Down on Money Mules, Warn of BEC Scams
BEC, Black Hat 2019

Feds Crack Down on Money Mules, Warn of BEC Scams

Authorities say they have halted over 600 domestic money mules – exceeding the 400 money mules stopped last year. . Feds Crack Down on Money ... Read More

US parents file class action against TikTok over children’s privacy
ByteDance, child predators

US parents file class action against TikTok over children’s privacy

Collecting children's data without their guardians' consent is illegal under COPPA and already earned TikTok a huge fine. . US parents file class action against ... Read More

Ransomware Attack Hits Data Center Provider CyrusOne: Report
Black Hat 2019, CyrusOne

Ransomware Attack Hits Data Center Provider CyrusOne: Report

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal data can ... Read More

Cyber Security JOBS, privacy

Face scanning – privacy concern or identity protection?

What issues would face scanning attached to a mobile device resolve and, if used correctly, would it make the incursion into my privacy acceptable? On ... Read More

DHS Plans to Expand Facial Recognition Border Checks
biometric exit, biometrics

DHS Plans to Expand Facial Recognition Border Checks

Now all travelers to and from the U.S. - even if they are U.S. citizens - will be subject to facial recognition-based checks, a new ... Read More

SMS company exposes millions of text messages, credentials online
Data, data breach

SMS company exposes millions of text messages, credentials online

Researchers at VpnMentor claim that the TrueDialog data leak exposure could have compromised tens of millions of people. . SMS company exposes millions of text ... Read More

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies
Black Hat 2019, BUG BOUNTY

CISA Pushing U.S. Agencies to Adopt Vulnerability Disclosure Policies

A newly proposed CISA directive would require all U.S. agencies to develop and implement vulnerability disclosure processes for their internet connected systems. . CISA Pushing ... Read More