The Mozilla Foundation has released Firefox 72 with browser fingerprinting protections built in. In addition the latest update also addresses ten security vulnerabilities.
Mozilla has just released Firefox 69, with multiple feature enhancements and stronger privacy protections. The update also includes security fixes for 20 vulnerabilities, one of them critical.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recently published security guidelines for IoT devices. NIST hopes the new publication can help organizations better understand and manage the cybersecurity and privacy risks associated with IoT devices throughout the devices’ lifecycles.
A former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Equifax had been sentenced to federal prison for insider trading.
A government report revealed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) did not safeguard disaster survivor's personal data on up to 2.3 million people. FEMA shared the sensitive personally identifiable information (SPII) with a third party.
A serious bug has been discovered in FaceTime, Apple's video and chat app for iPhones. The vulnerability can allow a user to listen in on another iPhone user's conversation before they pickup and without the recipient's knowledge.
French data protection watch dog and data privacy agency, CNIL, has imposed nearly a $57 million fine against Google for violating GDPR privacy rules. This is the first time GDPR-related penalties have been imposed against a large U.S. technology company since GDPR was first made into law last year.
A massive data leak from an ElasticSearch server has exposed information on over 108 million bets, as well as personal information, deposits and withdrawals. The server was not configured with any password or authentication required to protect the data.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new risk management framework guideline. NIST has named the document Security Publication (SP) 800-37 Rev. 2: "Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and Organizations: A System Life Cycle Approach for Security and Privacy."
On Wednesday, October 24th, Cathay Pacific disclosed a data breach of passenger personal data of 9.4 million customers: