OVIC has issued a compliance notice to PTV concerning the release of over 15 million myki cards' data. The dataset can be used to identify specific users and track their travel histories spanning three years.
Jack’d, a chat and dating app that caters to “gay, bisexual, and curious men,” has been hit with a US$240,000 settlement payment and an order to improve security after it failed to secure a leaky Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 server that contained users’ privat
The personally identifiable information (PII) of almost 90% of Panama’s population has been divulged due to an unsecured Elasticsearch server. The server was found without authentication or firewall protection, connected to the internet, and publicly viewable
Japan’s reformed data privacy law is recognized as “equivalent” to the EU’s GDPR. The recognition of reciprocal adequacy creates the world’s largest zone of safe data transfers and reinforces the importance of data protection in international trade.
To comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, many companies have improved their privacy policies. A new AI tool called Claudette is being used to assess these policies to see if they are compliant with the regulation.
Online survey hosting company Typeform announced that attackers accessed their server to steal clients’ data. Organizations are starting to disclose their use of the platform and individually notify affected customers.