Vaccination passports may facilitate the return to normalcy, but there are also concerns about what kinds of personal data they collect and how well they protect it. Here’s what you should know. Technology has been front and center throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but not without presenting a few issues and challenges. Proof of vaccination and … More Vaccine passports: Is your personal data in safe hands?
It might be tempting to blame the record-high costs of data breaches on the COVID-19 pandemic alone. But dig deeper and a more nuanced picture emerges. Any narrative about cybersecurity in 2020 is naturally going to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic. This once-in-a-generation crisis and the digital transformation it accelerated both broadened corporate attack surfaces and directed … More Beyond the pandemic: Why are data breach costs at an all‑time high?
The man was after sexually explicit photos and videos that he would then share online or store in his own collection. A California man has fessed up to breaking into the Apple iCloud accounts of hundreds of individuals and downloading more than 620,000 images and 9,000 videos while on the prowl for nude photos of … More Man impersonates Apple support, steals 620,000 photos from iCloud accounts
The caches of data that were publicly accessible included names, email addresses and social security numbers. A total of 38 million records stored across hundreds of Microsoft Power Apps portals have been found sitting unprotected on the internet. The treasure trove of data included a variety of personally identifiable information (PII) ranging from names and … More Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes millions of records
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure – here’s why you should think twice about what you toss in the recycling bin. Are you a serial shredder or do you tend not to bother thinking about what personal data is thrown in the waste? Have you ever thought what a cybercriminal could do after simply … More Dumpster diving is a filthy business