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‘Cable Haunt’ vulnerability exposes 200 million cable modem users A fortnight in to 2020 and we have the first security flaw considered important enough to be given its own name: Cable Haunt – complete with eye-catching logo. First discovered by… Read More ›

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California Privacy Law Now in Effect(December 31, 2019 & January 2, 2020) A new California state privacy law took effect on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires companies to disclose what data they collect from consumers… Read More ›

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Facebook Tracks Users’ Purchases in the Physical World A recent report highlights that a partnership between Facebook and several retailers enables the retailers to transfer the purchase history of their customers to Facebook. Facebook in turn uses that data to… Read More ›

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NYPD Fingerprint Database Computers Infected with Ransomware(November 25, 2019) A contractor installing a digital display at the New York City Police Department inadvertently infected computers connected to the department’s LiveScan fingerprint tracking system. The malware was introduced when the contractor plugged… Read More ›

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New Russian Law Requires Devices Sold Have Russian Software Pre-Installed(November 21, 2019) Russia’s parliament has passed a law that would prohibit the sale of certain electronic devices that do not have Russian software pre-installed. The law affects smartphones, computers, and smart… Read More ›

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Malware Found on Indian Nuclear Plant Network The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) detected malware on its network earlier this year, but noted that the affected computer was part of the plant’s administrative network and isolated from the… Read More ›