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  • 17 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-17) - CVS Pharmacy exposes health records of 1.1 billion customers. [Threatpost]
  • 17 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-17) - Carnival Cruise, after getting hit by ransomware twice in one year, exposes data of guests, employees, and crew in an email hack. [BleepingComputer] As if cruise industry was not awful enough...
  • 14 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-14) - Irish government is expected to unveil new laws criminalising refusal to provide a password when executing a search warrant. Exercising your human right to privacy may result in up to 5 years in prison.
    It is not clear yet whether Irish government understand that hardened criminals will rather take 5 years over a more serious conviction and only victims of this will be law abiding citizens. [RTE.ie]
  • 14 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-14) - Reports suggests that open source end-to-end encrypted Matrix protocol has become the backbone of French goverments's instant communications network, [WIRED]
  • 11 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-11) - Volkswagen discloses a data breach impacting 3.6 million customers' records in North America, including 90 thousand customers' sensitive financial records. [Reuters]
  • 10 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-10) - US DOJ shuts down the largest market trading in stolen login credentials. [BleepingComputer]
  • 6 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-06) - Apple pays out millions after its repair tech posted customer's explicit photos online (in 2016, no less). [The Telegraph]
  • 6 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-06) - Doctors in UK rally against government's plan to sell health data to third parties through NHS Digital. Opt out instructions. [The Guardian]
  • 4 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-04) - Germany ponders use of state-sponsored malware against anyone, wanting to deputise service providers to serve their customers malware, even when they're not suspected of a crime. [EURACTIV]
  • 31 May 2021; 2 years ago (2021-05-31) - Privacy-promoting non-profit None of Your Business (NOYB) unleashes a wave of 500 complaint against websites which do not comply with GDPR in regards to how they present their cookie banners. [NOYB]
  • 1 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-01) - A Facebook funded study finds that new iOS privacy controls are bad for you. 😲 [University of Florida via PocketNow]
  • 30 May 2021; 2 years ago (2021-05-30) - Court documents show that Google intentionally hid privacy controls behind dark patterns. [AndroidPolice]
  • 25 May 2021; 3 years ago (2021-05-25) - European Court of Human Rights rules against UK's spy agency GCHQ in a lawsuit based on Edward Snowden leaks. ECHR says that GCHQ must implement 'meaningful safeguards' to protect the individuals who are not subject to its investigations. [The Guardian]
  • 24 May 2021; 3 years ago (2021-05-24) - A German court rules that the encrypted email provider must monitor the email of two users involved in a blackmail case. [Cyberscoop]

Data breaches

  • 17 June 2021; 2 years ago (2021-06-17) - CVS Pharmacy exposes health records of 1.1 billion customers. [Threatpost]

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