The Brussels lowdown: Data policy this fall

(Sep 28, 2021) With the fall fast approaching, trans-Atlantic ties face a formative moment in terms of the direction of tech policy in the EU’s capital. Here, we take a... Read More

California hospital hit with class action over data breach

(Sep 28, 2021) University of California San Diego Health is facing a class-action lawsuit for failing to protect the data following a phishing attack and data breach betwee... Read More

New Android malware pretends to offer COVID-19 info

(Sep 28, 2021) A new malware targeting Android phones is using fake COVID-19 updates as bait to gain control over devices, TechRepublic reports. The malware, called TangleB... Read More

Hacker group allegedly targets Aadhaar biometrics

(Sep 23, 2021) Hacker group TAG-28 has allegedly been targeting the Unique Identification Authority of India and others in an attempt to access its biometrics database and ... Read More

House committee questions ransomware surge; cloud service concerns lawmakers

(Sep 23, 2021) Members of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee probed FBI and Department of Homeland Security officials on the rise in ransomware attacks durin... Read More

Treasury department sanctions cryptocurrency exchange over ransomware payments

(Sep 22, 2021) The U.S. Department of the Treasury sanctioned Czech Republic-based cryptocurrency exchange Suex OTC, for allegedly enabling illegal ransomware payments, Reu... Read More

Privacy tech platform Osano raises $11M; FTI Consulting releases risk trends report

(Sep 22, 2021) Osano, a technology startup that assists companies with data privacy compliance, announced it closed a new funding round of $11 million, bringing the ... Read More

Massachusetts attorney general launches probe into T-Mobile breach, and other data breach news

(Sep 17, 2021) Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey  Read More

European Commission introduces connected devices cybersecurity law

(Sep 17, 2021) European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced the introduction of a cybersecurity law for connected devices, Euractiv reports. "If everything ... Read More

Biden administration readying sanctions for crypto-based ransomware payments

(Sep 17, 2021) The U.S. Department of the Treasury is preparing a sanctions scheme to dissuade organizations from paying hackers, specifically those carrying out ransomware... Read More