GDPR Services: 31 stories worth reading from April 2019

GDPR Services: 31 stories worth reading from April 2019

GDPR Services: 31 stories worth reading from April 2019

Be informed from our GDPR Services about the latest 31 newsworthy cases and funny happenings Worldwide, identified and reported publicly during April, 2019. As these Private Data breaches have a severe negative impact on any business and highly serious legal consequences, consider a few GDPR Service packages from owl power EUROPE: ( on-demand GDPR COMPLIANCE ) or a recurrent monthly service of (GDPR COMPLIANCE ADD-ON) together with your dedicated data protection OFFICER package.

  • Talos researchers have been tracking 74 different shady Facebook groups.
    • Members gather to sell payment card data, email spamming tools and stolen credentials. The post describes their continuing efforts to eradicate these criminals. “Security teams and vendors must work together to actively share information, take action and inform our customers,” they say. Hiding in Plain Sight

  • USA – If you are looking for a handy state-by-state compendium of breach notification laws, check out this interactive map from Baker Hostetler.
    • You can also view which states require particular elements, such as notifications only of illegal access or those that have specific response time frames. For example, only eight states have laws that also apply to paper records. Breach Notification Law Interactive Map

  • Cell phones from Xiaomi have a pre-installed infected — and phony — security app called Guard Provider.

  • As the UK continues to stumble over its Brexit plans, this post examines what this means for cybersecurity there.
    • It isn’t clear if EU cyber standards will apply in the UK and how data sharing governance will happen. UK businesses will need to review their own privacy policies too. Mind the Brexit gap in cyber security

  • Bayer was hit by the Winnti malware last year and only went public recently about the situation.

  • Researchers found two separate databases filled with Facebook user and plaintext passwords.

  • Sen. Mark Warner (D- Virginia) has received answers from some of the organizations he queried about their security practices.

  • Personal data of more than 12M pregnant women in India was leaked online for more than a month before it was finally secured.

  • This sounds like a 4/1 joke but as far as I can tell, it actually happened.

  • It has taken the restaurant chain Buca di Beppo until now to admit it was breached back in May 2018.
    • More than 2M payment cards were stolen, thanks to an infected POS system. The company said the breach took until March to discover and then fix the issue. The breach also hit other brands in its conglomerate including Earl of Sandwich and Planet Hollywood stores. You might want to review your credit card statements carefully over this period to find any unauthorized charges. A Month After 2 Million Customer Cards Sold Online, Buca di Beppo Parent Admits Breach

  • Toyota has experienced a large data breach that could expose more than 3M customer records.



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