Brittany Kaiser dumps more evidence of Brexit’s democratic trainwreck

A UK parliamentary committee has published new evidence fleshing out how membership data was passed from UKIP, a pro-Brexit political party, to Leave.EU, a Brexit supporting campaign active in the 2016 EU referendum — via the disgraced and now defunct data company, Cambridge Analytica. In evidence sessions last year, during the DCMS committee’s enquiry into […]

U.S. Senator and consumer advocacy groups urge FTC to take action on YouTube’s alleged COPPA violations

The groups behind a push to get the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to examine YouTube’s supposed offense of kids’s personal privacy law, COPPA , have today sent a brand-new letter to the FTC that sets out the proper sanctions the groups desire the FTC to now take. The letter comes soon after news broke that […]

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency: All you need to know

Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. You’ll pseudonymously buy or cash out your Libra online or at local exchange points like grocery stores, and spend it using interoperable third-party wallet apps or Facebook’s own Calibra wallet […]

Adtech veteran Quantcast is latest tech giant to face GDPR privacy probe

Another tech giant is under examination in Europe for possible personal privacy breaches of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), TechCrunch has actually found out. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), which is the lead information security regulator for many international tech giants in Europe, has actually opened an official probe into Quantcast’s organisation — […]

The dangers of autocomplete passwords

Hackers have actually discovered a brand-new method to track you online. Aside from utilizing ideas and ads, they can now utilize autocomplete passwords to track you down. Feeling unsecure? Here are some methods to keep you out of damage’’ s method. . Why auto-fill passwords are so unsafe. As of December 2018, there are 4.1 […]