U.S. providers should be “on alert” for an increase in payments fraud experts warn. The European Union’s (EU’s) new Payment Services Directive (PSD2) raises the bar for security and may cause cybercriminals to focus on targets in this country.
Tag: online privacy
Facebook’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year continued, with the social media company on the defense yet again over partnerships that granted high-tech companies extensive access to user data.
A massive database holding more than 114 million records of U.S. citizens and companies was discovered sitting online unprotected due to misconfigured search, a data leak that is estimated to affect about 83 million people.
Two years after it was cited for security and privacy violations in its connected toys, VTech Electronics Ltd. has been fined by the U.S. government for violations of a federal law protecting children’s online privacy.