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S3 Ep35: Apple chip flaw, Have I Been Pwned, and Covid tracker trouble [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin [03’28”] The fascinating tale of a bug that’s baked into Apple’s latest chip.   [12’52”] Why the Aussie data breach warning site HIBP is partnering with the FBI.   [24’13”] A coronavirus tracking toolkit that fell foul of privacy rules.   [31’12”] Oh! No! of the week. With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and . . . Read more

Too slow! Booking.com fined for not reporting data breach fast enough

by Paul Ducklin The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) – the country’s data protection regulator – has fined online travel and hotel booking company Booking.com almost half a million Euros over a data breach. Interestingly, the fine was issued not merely because there was a breach, but because the company . . . Read more

S3 Ep 23.5: An interview with cybersecurity expert John Noble CBE

by Paul Ducklin Can we regulate cyberspace? Is GDPR working? What about encryption? And how to protect healthcare at this critical time? In this special episode of the Naked Security Podcast, we talk to an insightful cybersecurity expert with a storied history in the industry, John Noble CBE: LISTEN NOW . . . Read more

Was there a “COVID-19 vaccine hack” against the European Medicines Agency?

by Paul Ducklin If you’ve been following the news today, you’ve probably seen headlines announcing a breach at the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The EMA, based in Amsterdam in The Netherlands, is responsible for the evaluation and approval of medicines in the European Union – a role reflected in its . . . Read more

FBI “ransomware warning” for healthcare is a warning for everyone!

by Paul Ducklin You’ve probably heard or seen the news that the US CISA issued an alert this week with the unassuming identifier AA20-302A. CISA is short for Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and the AA20-302A report was a joint alert from CISA, the FBI and the HHS (US Department . . . Read more