Cybercriminals Steal A-lister Personal Details from London-based Jewellery Firm Graff

A Russian hacking organization allegedly acquired access to the personal information of a slew of A-listers after breaching London-based jewelry manufacturer Graff. A-listers and multi-millionaires such as Oprah Winfrey, the Beckham family, and Sir Philip Green have all been impacted. …

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Mitto AG Co-Founder Removed after Spying Allegations

Mitto AG co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Ilja Gorelik has reportedly been removed from the company after news broke out that he operated a secret surveillance service for government entities. “The employee (Gorelik) is said to have misused the access …

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Russia Bans More VPN Products and TOR

Russian consumer watchdog Roskomnadzor has announced it has banned six more VPN products and the web anonymity service Tor. “A request was sent to the departments with a request to inform the Center for Monitoring and Control of the Public …

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Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen to Testify Before Congress Again

Whistleblower Frances Haugen will testify again before the US Congress again this week regarding Facebook’s moderation and policy failures in regards to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Haugen will attend the hearing conducted by House Energy and Commerce …

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South Korea Boosts Cyber Security and Privacy Laws after Smart Device Nudes Leaked

South Korea is revisiting online security rules after a hacker attacked hundreds of smart home gadgets and sold personal video footage of residents on the dark web for bitcoin. According to IT Chosun, a tech news website that disclosed the …

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Russia Announces Twitter Slowdown to Continue Until Alleged Illegal Content is Removed

Russian officials backed down from threats to block Twitter on Monday, saying the social media site erased the majority of the unlawful information identified by Moscow and shown “readiness and desire in creating a constructive discussion.” While Russia’s official communications …

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Apple has Warned at Least Six Thai Activists and Researchers that Their iPhones had been Targeted

Apple Inc issued on Wednesday alert messages to at least six Thai activists and researchers warning it believed their iPhones had been targeted by “state-sponsored attackers.” “If your device is compromised by a state-sponsored attacker, they may be able to …

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Cybercriminals Steal A-lister Personal Details from London-based Jewellery Firm Graff

A Russian hacking organization allegedly acquired access to the personal information of a slew of A-listers after breaching London-based jewelry manufacturer Graff. A-listers and multi-millionaires such as Oprah Winfrey, the Beckham family, and Sir Philip Green have all been impacted. …

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EU Lawmakers to Call Facebook Whistleblower to Testify Before Parliament

The European Union may invite a whistleblower who recently revealed Facebook’s unethical practices to testify before the bloc’s parliament. Frances Haugen, a former Facebook employee, testified against the social media giant before the U.S. Senate on Oct. 5 and is …

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TikTok Faces Two Data Privacy Probes from EU Regulator

The European Union’s data privacy regulator has opened two probes into Chinese-owned video app TikTok regarding the processing of children’s personal data and alleged transfers of user information to China. Ireland’s Data Privacy Commission (DPC), TikTok’s main EU regulator, launched …

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