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The prospect of countries around the world agreeing on a set of international laws defining citizens' data protection rights might seem rather ambitious, not to say unrealistic. For Paul Bernal, researcher in media and information technology at the University of East Anglia School of Law, it is effectively hard to tell how much impact the Council of Europe's call will have – but that shouldn't downplay the importance of the institution's statement. … [Read more...] about Your digital privacy is under attack. Can anything be done to protect it?
According to KrebsOnSecurity, "a prominent member of a closely guarded underground cybercrime forum posted a new thread advertising the sale of a database containing the contact information on some 1.5 million customers of Verizon Enterprise." The entire database was priced at $100,000, or $10,000 for each set of 100,000 customer records. "Buyers also were offered the option to purchase information about security vulnerabilities in Verizon’s Web site," security journalist Brian Krebs reported. … [Read more...] about After Verizon breach, 1.5 million customer records put up for sale
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The IDPC sent a preliminary order to Facebook last month directing the company to suspend data transfers to the US about EU users, The Wall Street Journal reported this week. The order is the first attempt by an EU regulator to enforce a surprise ruling in July by the EU’s Court of Justice, which invalidated Privacy Shield, a data-sharing protocol that allowed American companies to transfer personal information about EU citizens to the US for processing. … [Read more...] about Facebook appealing order by Ireland’s privacy regulator that could halt EU-US data transfers