An Idaho federal court dismissed the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit against data analytics vendor Kochava in a bid by the agency to permanently stop the company from selling geolocation data collected from mobile devices. The agency can file an amended complaint within 30 days.
Pre-RSA social media gaming predicted it. Many predicted they would loath it. And it happened: Discussions at this year's RSA conference again and again came back to generative artificial intelligence - but with a twist. Even some of the skeptics professed their conversion to the temple of AI.
One Brooklyn Health is facing a proposed class action lawsuit in the wake of a data breach affecting more than 235,000 individuals, which the organization reported to regulators following a cyberattack late last year that disrupted its IT systems and patient services for several weeks.
A federal judge sided with Google in a bid to block online infrastructure behind an info stealer masquerading as legitimate versions of the Chrome browser and Google Earth Pro. Google estimates the CryptBot malware infected 670,000 computers last year.
Members of a European Parliament committee heard Thursday an assessment warning them that a bill intended to fight child sexual abuse material would instead weaken online security. The Child Sexual Abuse Material proposal faces a barrage of opposition from industry and civil liberty groups.
A U.S. federal court ruling this week is the latest setback for plaintiffs in an 8-year-old proposed class action litigation against health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in the aftermath of a 2014 cyberattack that affected more than 1.1 million individuals.
Facebook is asking Ireland's High Court to quash a 265-million-euro fine levied by the country's data watchdog after the phone numbers of more than half a billion users appeared online. A user of the now-shuttered BreachForums in April 2021 posted data scraped from 533 million profiles.
Online counseling provider BetterHelp is facing at least three proposed class action lawsuits following its recent enforcement action by the FTC. Plaintiffs allege a variety of claims against the company, including invasion of privacy, violations of federal and state laws, and "outrageous conduct."
A New York medical malpractice law firm will pay $200,000 and implement data security improvements to settle a HIPAA enforcement action by the state attorney general's office following a 2021 ransomware attack by LockBit. Law firm Heidell, Pittoni, Murphy & Bach paid the hackers $100,000 in 2021.
Twitter says its source code was leaked by an unknown user on the popular open-source code collaboration platform GitHub. The social media giant requested a subpoena from a federal court Monday to force GitHub to provide details about the person behind the partial code leak.
Medical device maker Zoll Medical is facing at least seven proposed class action lawsuits filed since it revealed two weeks ago that the data of 1 million individuals had been caught up in a hacking incident involving the company's internal network.
The DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority - the online health insurance marketplace servicing Washington, D.C., residents and congressional staff - is facing two proposed class action lawsuits in the aftermath of a hack that affected more than 56,400 individuals, including members of Congress.
An Alabama cardiovascular clinic is facing a proposed class action lawsuit filed by one of the nearly 442,000 individuals affected by a data exfiltration breach reported last month. The lawsuit seeks a detailed list of security improvements by the clinic and 10 years of court compliance monitoring.
As data extends well beyond on-premises infrastructure into multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments, IT and security teams are looking for ways to better manage the entire data lifecycle. A key piece of these efforts is to reduce risk without compromising user productivity.
A variety of technology and tools exists...