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Target, states reach $18.5 million settlement on data breach

The agreement involving 47 states and the District of Columbia is the largest multistate data breach settlement to date, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s office said. 41 more words

Mail Tribune

Ars Technica: “Yahoobleed” flaw leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials

Ars Technica: “Yahoobleed” flaw leaked private e-mail attachments and credentials. “For years, Yahoo Mail has exposed a wealth of private user data because it failed to update widely used image-processing software that contained critical vulnerabilities. 22 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Nuovo Regolamento Ue sulla privacy. Dal Garante la prima Guida applicativa

Il Garante per la privacy ha elaborato una prima Guida all’applicazione del Regolamento UE 2016/679 in materia di protezione dei dati personali.

La Guida traccia un quadro generale delle principali innovazioni introdotte dalla normativa e fornisce indicazioni utili sulle prassi da seguire e gli adempimenti da attuare per dare corretta applicazione alla normativa, già in vigore dal 24 maggio 2016 e che sarà pienamente efficace dal 25 maggio 2018. 133 more words

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DEQ servers hacked

Information on two servers operated by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality was exposed after a hack poked holes in the agency’s defenses, but no sensitive information is believed to have been compromised, officials said Friday. 6 more words

The Oregonian

Oregon DEQ servers breached

Two information servers at Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality may have been breached, state officials said Friday.

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Statesman Journal

Digital Trends: Zomato Hacked, 17 Million Users’ Accounts Compromised By Data Theft

Digital Trends: Zomato Hacked, 17 Million Users’ Accounts Compromised By Data Theft . “Early on Thursday, online restaurant guide Zomato revealed it’d been hit by hackers, estimating that login details had been stolen from 17 million of its 120 million users.” Read the article: the hacker is working with Zomato.

Security & Legal Issues

Gmail Data Breaches

In 2016, more than 1 million Google accounts were breached by Gooligan.  Malware roots infected devices and stole authentication tokens that can be used to access data from Google Play, Gmail, Google Photos, Google Docs, G Suite, Google Drive, and more.  254 more words