Apple claims its App Store stopped $2B in fraudulent transactions
Apple highlighted in a recent press release that its App Store prevented more than $2 billion in potentially fraudulent transactions last year while rejecting nearly 1.7 million app submissions for failing to meet privacy and security standards.
This announcement comes as Apple faces mounting pr... Read more
UK announces code of practice to strengthen app store security
The UK's new code of practice incentivizes developers and publishers to implement stronger security measures.
A code of practice to boost security safeguards throughout the app sector has been announced by the UK government. The new voluntary policy intends to better shield users from harmful ap... Read more
TeamViewer’s ‘unclear’ renewal policies push customers into debt
The German software developer has been accused of obscure, illegal subscription policies.
A customer claims to have been billed for a renewal of TeamViewer’s remote access software services even though they had only purchased a one-year license. The aggrieved customer has reportedly been appro... Read more
DataGuard raises $61 million to improve data protection
DataGuard raised $61 million in capital to enhance its SaaS services, enabling clients to improve data privacy and protection.
Numerous businesses are facing multi-million dollar fines due to their negligence in maintaining data privacy and protection. Regulation is an unquestionable part of the... Read more
Microsoft launches policy-as-code tool for Azure
Microsoft introduced a policy-as-code tool to streamline policy implementations in its Azure cloud environment.
Organizations are increasingly using cloud environments for day-to-day operations. In order to keep things streamlined, certain policies and rules need to be integrated within their en... Read more
UK’s data protection agency’s chief denounces claim country is not adhering to privacy rights
John Edwards, the head of the UK’s data protection agency, believes leaving the EU gives Britain an advantage in fighting against data breaches.
In an interview with Politico before a critical privacy conference in London on Wednesday, Edwards challenged the suggestion to muzzle his agency in ... Read more
Google to change its infamous Web And App Activity from march
Google is modifying its famed Web & App Activity settings to cater to Google Workspace customers from March 29. This function is now divided into two settings, one labeled Search History, and the other Web & App Activity.
Google has begun alerting Workspace admins about the modification... Read more
Apple is about to face an investigation in Poland over whether its new rules on privacy and personal data processing for devices running its iOS violate competition law. The investigation was announced by the Polish antimonopoly regulator on Monday.
The iPhone maker released an update of its iOS... Read more
EU’s decision to allow AI-powered facial recognition will not end well, critics warn
The European Union is facing criticism aimed at its introduction of new AI rules that allow for facial recognition to be used by authorities in a limited manner. Opponents of these rules say that the capitulations could be the segue needed to bring in a new age of biometric surveillance, which can ... Read more
EU’s antitrust chief warns Apple to treat all apps equally
Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s antitrust chief, has warned Apple to give equal treatment to all apps on its platform. This comes after the company introduced new privacy changes that have attracted accusations of anti-competitive practices from rival Facebook.
Apple will ask iPhone users for con... Read more