GDPR Fines for European privacy breaches reach 114 million euros, according to report

European regulators have imposed 114 million euros (£97.3 million) in fines for data breaches since tougher privacy rules came into force in mid-2018, with …

Apps Dating apps share intimate data about users, says consumer group

Popular dating apps like Grindr and OkCupid share personal data about users, including their location and sexuality, with about 100 other businesses, …

Google Google cutting web cookies, ending lucrative tracking tool for advertisers

Alphabet Inc's Google within two years plans to block a common way businesses track online surfers in its Chrome browser, …

Cyber attack Travelex restoring some electronic services after cyber attack

Travelex is restoring operations to process foreign exchange orders electronically, it said on Monday, almost two weeks after cyber hackers took hold …

Breach ICO fines Dixons Carphone £500,000 for data breach

A British watchdog has fined DSG, a unit of retailer Dixons Carphone, half a million pounds for systemic failures in …

Data privacy Facebook must face action on security, but not damages

A federal judge said up to 29 million Facebook Inc users whose personal information was stolen in a September 2018 …

Hacking Government officials targeted for hacking through WhatsApp

Senior government officials in multiple U.S. allied countries were targeted earlier this year with hacking software. It used Facebook Inc's …

Cyber risk How are airports innovating against cyber-attacks, security breaches and failing tech systems?

How are airlines innovating against cyber-attacks, security breaches and failing tech systems? Orion Cassetto, director product marketing, Exabeam, explores. Customer …

Huawei U.S. official criticises countries ‘opening their arms’ to Chinese 5G

U.S. chief technology officer Michael Kratsios on Thursday criticised countries that "open their arms" to Chinese 5G networks and artificial …

Cyber attack Cyber breach reported by marine firm James Fisher

Marine services provider James Fisher and Sons Plc (JFS) said on Tuesday that hackers had gained unauthorised access to its …

Threats House antitrust probe report likely by ‘first part’ of 2020

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to have a final report on its probe of big technology companies and …

Twitter Concerns over Twitter data used for advertising

On Tuesday, Twitter Inc said email addresses and phone numbers uploaded by users to meet its security requirements may have …