Sun.May 12, 2019

Hacking the ‘Unhackable’ eyeDisk USB stick

Security Affairs

The paradox, the USB stick eyeDisk that uses iris recognition to unlock the drive could reveal the device’s password in plain text in a simple way.

As CFPB mulls privatizing database, consumer complaints mount

Information Management Resources

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau received over a quarter-million complaints in 2018, according to analysis by an advocacy group that urged the agency to maintain public access to its database.

Security breach suffered by credit bureau Equifax has cost $1.4 Billion

Security Affairs

Equifax revealed its earnings release related to the security breach suffered in 2017, the incident has cost about $1.4 billion plus legal fees. Equifax revealed this week its earnings release related to the security breach suffered by the credit bureau back in 2017, the incident has cost about $1.4

Why Do Hackers Hack? It’s About the Money, Apparently: Cybersecurity Trends

eDiscovery Daily

Big surprise there, right? So says the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), which analyzes the reported cybersecurity and data breach incidents for the year.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

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Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority fined Facebook for Photo API bug

Security Affairs

The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority fined Facebook $270,000 for the Photo API bug that exposed personal photos of 300,000 Turkish users. The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) has fined Facebook 1.65

Security Affairs newsletter Round 213 – News of the week

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. Kindle Edition. Paper Copy. Once again thank you! A hacker has taken over at least 29 IoT botnets.