Reports show that ride-hailing application Uber turns over numerous ‘pieces of intelligence’ to the United Kingdom’s police force every year, said Cities Today. This practice alarmed drivers regarding their data privacy and possibilities of surveillance using the platform. According to...
Facebook deletes approximately 150 fake Chinese accounts for political interference in Asia and the United States. According to Tech Crunch, the profiles made use of stolen identity and pictures, as well as artificial intelligence (AI)-generated photos. A total of two...
Adding fire to the existing controversies surrounding communications technology company, Zoom, Rothschild Broadcast Distribution Systems (RBDS) has filed a complaint about patent infringement on cloud storage. In the patent-in-suit, Zoom Video Communications allegedly store recorded content on a cloud. The...
Students of the University of Regina expressed worries about the anti-cheating software used by the institution to monitor remote examinations, reported CBC Canada. Proctortrack has features that take random photos and recordings during the exam. The software, which is an...
Microsoft suffered from a cybersecurity data incident earlier this September after an IT employee reportedly left one of the backend servers of the Bing mobile app unsecured, reports ZD Net. The database exposed online revealed users’ location data and...
The gaming company behind the Call of Duty franchise, Activision, dismissed reports of a data breach allegedly compromising half a million of CoD accounts. An eSports website, Dexerto, reported a potential credential stuffing attack on Sunday, Sept. 20, claiming accounts...
The United States Space Force (USSF) signed a contract with blockchain company Xage Security to develop a data security system, said Space News. The firm will be working with the US Air Force Research Lab under a $743,000 contract. With...
Almost 20,000 students from the University of Tasmania (UTAS) have had their personal information exposed and compromised as a result of a major IT mishap. According to IT News, a misconfigured SharePoint site exposed the sensitive files of students...
New York-based Montefiore Medical Center notified patients on Sept. 18, 2020, of a security breach involving a former employee stealing 4,000 patient records. According to the announcement, the employee utilized the health system to access the personal information of thousands...
In light of data privacy concerns regarding Chinese company Tencent, United States President Donald Trump has ordered gaming companies such as Riot Games and Epic Games to disclose user data storage and usage, said Screen Rant. Tencent is known to...
In the past week, researchers have uncovered a new Bluetooth attack called Bluetooth Low Energy Spoofing Attack or BLESA. The system vulnerability reportedly affects billions of Android and IoT devices around the globe running on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)...
Wasabi and Carahsoft Technology Corp. enters a new partnership to bring new opportunities to the cloud storage market and accelerate the public sector partners’ growth. The two companies announced on Sept. 17 a strategic partnership that makes Wasabi’s cloud services...
Software as a service (SaaS) solutions provider Code42 recently revealed its anti-insider threat product called Incydr, reported to help Net Security. It is designed to protect internal data such as intellectual property, trade secrets, and source codes. Code42’s Incydr addresses...
The parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts finally settled with New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, over a 2015 data breach. The donut company is slated to pay a fine of $650,000 as part of...
Eureka unveils a lifetime, steadfast hosting service under LiteSpeed Web Server, with a 1TB cloud storage bundle for the Hosting and Storage Lifetime Subscription. Teasing with a 90 percent discount offer, the company calls on businesses to sign up for...
The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) recently experienced a data breach resulting in the unauthorized access of the info of around 46,000 veterans, the agency posted on its website. The VA was able to take immediate action...

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