Internet security should not be taken lightly. Yes, there are millions of good things on the web, as it has services, sites, and pages that can make our lives easier. The online world offers entertainment, news hubs, video centers, streaming networks, PC gaming, blogging, specialized content for movie and sports fans, and much more. However, Read More
A judge in the US has ruled in favor of retail chain Schnuck Markets following its data breach, ruling that the company is only liable to pay a maximum of $500,000 in damages.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that police can search mobile phones belonging to suspects, provided that they limit the scope of the search and follow certain steps. This verdict is widely regarded as a setback to privacy advocates.
The Home Depot breach has hit credit unions across the US hard, costing up to $60m, almost double that of the Target breach, according to new reports. Credit Union Times reports that that a survey conducted by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) throughout October found that 7.2m credit union cards were breached by the Read More
NeedMyTranscript.com, a website that help students locate their high school transcripts, has been breached following the discovery of a design flaw that puts nearly 100,000 people’s data at risk. The Washington Post was the first to report that personal data, including names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, as well as the final Read More
A hospital in Los Angeles is notifying 500 patients over a data breach where laptop containing unencrypted data was stolen from an employee. The employee of Cedars-Sinai Health System had been using the laptop at home and was burgled on June 23 with the computer among the items stolen. It contained a slew of personal Read More
The Ministry of Justice in the UK has been fined £180,000 for losing an unencrypted hard drive containing sensitive data on 3,000 prisoners. The hard drive was lost last year and pertains to inmates at Erlestoke prison in Wiltshire. The fine was instituted by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Data on the disk included details Read More