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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 ›