by Paul Ducklin Here’s how the French data protection regulator describes controversial facial recognition service Clearview AI, in its own words, in clear and plain English: CLEARVIEW AI collects photographs from a wide range of websites, including social networks, and sells access to its database of images of people through . . . Read more
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Is “pay a small fine and keep on trading” a sufficient penalty for letting a breach happen, impeding an investigation, and hiding the truth?
Obstructed an investigation, and concealed a crime, said the jury.
Critical data on old disks always seems inaccessible if you really need it. But when you DON”T want it back, guess what happens…
“We paid the crooks to keep things under control and make a bad thing better”… isn’t a valid excuse. Who knew?
Just because you’re the victim of a cybercrime doesn’t let you off your cybersecurity obligations
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
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
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