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Civil rights group calls for revision of GDPR enforcement

Civil rights group calls for revision of GDPR enforcement

Civil rights group Access Now urges the European Union to tighten GDPR enforcement. The civil rights group concludes that the GDPR leaves much to be desired in a new report. Access Now states the legislation isn't broken, but privacy authorities in member states spend too much time on handling ... Read more

date5 months ago
Popular apps for tracking children are extremely vulnerable

Popular apps for tracking children are extremely vulnerable

Two of the most popular child-tracking Android apps are vulnerable to data leaks. Most collect the data of minors. Millions of parents put their families' privacy at risk. The Google Play Store features numerous child-tracking apps. A team from Cybernews decided to investigate the offering. The ... Read more

date5 months ago
NortonLifeLock wants to buy Avast

NortonLifeLock wants to buy Avast

NortonLifeLock is in talks to acquire the security software maker Avast, in a deal that may value the latter at $8 billion. NortonLifeLock, which offers cybersecurity software and services, is in an advanced discussion with Avast, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that a deal could be reached ... Read more

date1 year ago
Marriott hotel chain risks a fine of 110 million euros for data leak

Marriott hotel chain risks a fine of 110 million euros for data leak

The British Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has announced its intention to fine the hotel chain Marriott International GBP 99,2 million (approximately EUR 110 million) for a data breach in November last year. The hack was not a one-off incident, but had been running since 2014, writes Silico... Read more

date3 years ago
Re-launched privacy investigation into Apple for violating GDPR

Re-launched privacy investigation into Apple for violating GDPR

The Irish watchdog Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has opened a third privacy investigation into Apple, writes Reuters. The purpose of the investigation is to determine whether Apple complies with the relevant provisions of the European GDPR Privacy Act when a customer requests access. The other ... Read more

date3 years ago
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