Is There a Data Breach in Your Wallet?

Capital One Data Breach

In one of the biggest-ever data breaches, a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One customers' accounts and credit card applications earlier this year. The compromised data includes 140,000 Social Security numbers, 1 million Canadian Social Insurance numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers...

By | July, 30, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

$230 Million Fine for British Air

British Airways Faces Record Fine

British Airways faces a record $230 million fine after a website failure compromised the personal details of roughly 500,000 customers. It would be the largest penalty yet under a tough privacy rule known as the General Data Protection Regulation which came into force last year in the European Union...

By | July, 9, 2019|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Facebook Selling Your Data

Data Dive

Facebook Inc. confronted an intensifying crisis as political leaders in the U.S. and Europe called for aggressive inquiries into whether the technology giant failed to stop improper access and handling of user data, scrutiny that sent the company’s stock to its biggest decline in four years...

By | March, 20, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

ATT Versus FTC

AT&T’s Battle Versus the FTC

AT&T's years-long quest to avoid punishment for throttling unlimited data plans suffered a blow today when a court said that AT&T cannot escape the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC sued AT&T in October 2014 in US District Court in Northern California, alleging that AT&T promised unlimited data to wireless customers and then throttled its speeds by as much as 90 percent...

By | February, 27, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments