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Data breach impacts 1.5M customers of U.S. bank
U.S.-based financial organization Flagstar Bank said the personal data of up to 1.5 million customers was exposed following “unauthorized access” to its network in early December 2021, ZDNet reports. The company said it “promptly took steps to secure its environment and investigate the incident with...
US Democrats want probe into mobile tracking
The Wall Street Journal reports four U.S. Congressional Democrats wrote the U.S. Federal Trade Commission urging investigation into Apple and Google's user-tracking practices on mobile devices. U.S. Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Sara Jacobs, D-Cali...
Assessing the UK's data reform proposal contents
Following the June 17 release of the U.K. Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport's initial draft bill for data protection reform, privacy professionals were left to digest where the proposed tweaks and major changes lie. Bird & Bird's Ruth Boardman and Emma Drake, CIPP/E, used analysis...