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?
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Rumor mill: Apple has been pushing both itself and developers to move to subscription-based services. The company already has several up for offer, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, News+, Apple Arcade, and iCloud. It now appears that it might be preparing to offer bundles of these subscriptions at discounted rates in a package called Apple One. Apple may be rolling all of its subscription services into a single bundle called "Apple One." Data miners at 9to5Google decompiled the most recent APK update to the Apple Music app for Android and discovered references to "Apple One" and "Subscription Bundle" within the code. There was even a description providing more clues. … [Read more...] about Data miners find Apple One subscription mention in Apple Music code
Bottom line: A misconfigured server recently exposed personal information from what is estimated to be north of 100,000 Razer customers. Just because no sensitive information was exposed doesn’t mean it couldn’t be damaging. Spammers use sources like this all the time to build up-to-date databases for spam and phishing campaigns. Independent security researcher Volodymyr "Bob" Diachenko was the first to report on the matter. Diachenko said he immediately reached out to Razer’s support channel but his message never found the right people inside the company. Instead, he said it was processed by non-tech support managers for more than three weeks before being resolved. … [Read more...] about Razer accidentally exposed data of 100,000+ customers
It acknowledges that there were "robust discussions" about consent, and that consent "remains an area of debate and requires further public discussion". But the only support for the "can outweigh" assertion to remove the need for consent is vague hand-waving and a smattering of unlikely claims. … [Read more...] about Australian government’s data sharing principles far from agreed upon
Aqua Security says the malware stored inside these malicious containers springs into action and performs malicious actions only after the image is deployed, making it impossible to detect malicious payloads using static analysis or signature-based security systems. … [Read more...] about Vast majority of cyber-attacks on cloud servers aim to mine cryptocurrency