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The irony of the non-compliant GDPR consent email

Non-malware attacks and ransomware take centre stage This report looks at research from over 1000 organisation, representing more than 2.5 million endpoints, to understand the prevalence and growth of non-malware attacks. Download now to find out more. Download Read More »

Police use of Amazon’s facial recognition software alarms civil liberties group

Two US police forces are among the customers of Amazon’s facial recognition software, causing concern among civil liberties activists. Rekognition is a machine learning pattern-matching tool for video and photographs which Amazon says enables “real-time face recognition across tens of millions of faces, and detection of up to 100 faces in challenging crowded photos.” Civil rights group the American Civil ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg’s EU Parliament grilling labelled ‘missed opportunity’ for failing to answer questions

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been criticised for not answering many of the questions filed by MEPs when he appeared to give testimony yesterday.  While Zuckerberg apologised for the role the social media giant played in the Cambridge Analytica affair, and apologised for allowing fake news to proliferate on the platform he was effectively able to cherry-pick the questions he ... Read More »

Ticketmaster developing facial recognition system that could replace tickets

Live Nation, the company behind the Ticketmaster brand, is developing a facial recognition system that, it claims, could in future be used instead of tickets.  The company has teamed up with Austin, Texas-based biometrics company Blink Identity to develop a new facial recognition system that, they claim, could replace conventional tickets. The company revealed the development as it unveiled its ... Read More »

Apres GDPR, le déluge: 40 per cent of consumers plan subject access requests within six months of GDPR coming in

Non-malware attacks and ransomware take centre stage This report looks at research from over 1000 organisation, representing more than 2.5 million endpoints, to understand the prevalence and growth of non-malware attacks. Download now to find out more. Download Read More »

Most firms are still not compliant with GDPR despite looming deadline, says study

Non-malware attacks and ransomware take centre stage This report looks at research from over 1000 organisation, representing more than 2.5 million endpoints, to understand the prevalence and growth of non-malware attacks. Download now to find out more. Download Read More »

US Homeland Security uncover electronic surveillance devices in use in Washington DC

Security Spotlight in association with Malwarebytes The channel looks at all things security, including all the news, analyses, opinion and research into these new, yet clear and present, dangers. Read More »

AggregateIQ accused of using purloined Facebook data to target US voters

Security Spotlight in association with Malwarebytes The channel looks at all things security, including all the news, analyses, opinion and research into these new, yet clear and present, dangers. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg refuses to appear before Parliamentary select committee investigating Facebook data practices

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has refused a request to give evidence to a Parliamentary select committee over the alleged abuse of Facebook users’ data.  Last week, it emerged that London-based marketing firm Cambridge Analytica had gained unauthorised access to more than 50 million Facebook accounts – 30 million of them in the US – and used this as the basis for online ... Read More »

Telegram loses appeal to stop Russian spies from accessing user data

Russia’s Supreme Court has ordered encrypted messaging app Telegram to hand over encryption keys to the country’s security services. According to a report from Bloomberg, the company has lost an appeal that would have stopped the Federal Security Service from accessing its encryption keys. Last year, the Russian spy agency told the company to relinquish the encryption keys, allowing access ... Read More »

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