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Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:07
The FTC has levied its biggest fine ever against the social network, but it's unlikely to have much effect.

Why Cities Are a Low-Hanging Fruit For Ransomware

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 08:00
In this first part of a two part series, Shawn Taylor with Forescout talks to Threatpost about lessons learned from helping Atlanta remediate and recover from its massive ransomware attack.

Heather Mills Gets An Apology and ‘Substantial’ Settlement in Spyware Case

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 15:23
Rupert Murdoch's News Group has agreed to pay damages to Paul McCartney's ex as part of the massive phone-hacking scandal by UK tabloids.

Marriott Hit With $123M Fine For Massive 2018 Data Breach

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:00
The data breach fine against Marriott by the Information Commissioner's Office comes a day after British Airways was also penalized.

Apple Transparency Report Now Includes App Store Takedown Requests

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 10:54
Apple report now includes data on requests by governments to take down apps from the tech giant's app store.

Iran-linked APT33 Shakes Up Cyberespionage Tactics

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 14:33
After a March report exposed Iran-linked APT33's infrastructure and operations, the cyberespionage group has adopted new tactics and techniques.

Second Florida City Pays Hackers $500k Post-Ransomware Attack

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 09:13
After being hit by a ransomware attack, the second Florida city this month has opted to pay hackers their requested ransom.

Iran Targeting U.S. With Destructive Wipers, Warns DHS

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:52
The Department of Homeland Security is warning that U.S. agencies are being targeted by Iranian-backed cyberattacks with destructive wiper malware.