All privacy leaks of 2019 are here - 7 different studies and reports!

All privacy leaks of 2019 are here – 7 different studies and reports!

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We present seven different studies and reports by different websites that analyze all the privacy leaks of 2019 including specific details regarding them. 1. At least 4 billion records breached – by Norton, Symantec This study includes several data breaches classified under these categories: Financial Data Breaches Entertainment Data Breaches Healthcare data breaches Education Data […]

Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder spread personal data according to new Norwegian Research

Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder spread personal data according to new Norwegian Research

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Norwegian research on Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder app raises questions about whether certain ways of sharing of information violate data privacy laws in Europe and the United States. Popular dating services like Grindr, OkCupid and Tinder are spreading user information like dating choices and precise location to advertising and marketing companies in ways that may […]

Thousands of NHS medical images found ‘unprotected’ on web!

Thousands of NHS medical images found ‘unprotected’ on web!

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An investigation has been launched after thousands of patients medical images were found accessible on the internet. Six UK systems storing x-rays, MRI and CT scans were found to be allowing unprotected access to anyone with a web browser, according to German security firm Greenbone Networks.Some 1,500 patient records were publicly accessible due to “careless […]

The viral app FaceApp now owns access to more than 150 million people's faces and names!

The viral app FaceApp now owns access to more than 150 million people’s faces and names!

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FaceApp now owns access to more than 150 million people’s faces and names. Everyone’s seen them: friends posting pictures of themselves now, and years in the future. Viral app FaceApp has been giving people the power to change their facial expressions, looks, and now age for several years. But at the same time, people have […]

Iphone apps privacy leak: Dozens of Apps 'constantly' sending location data!

Iphone apps privacy leak: Dozens of Apps ‘constantly’ sending location data!

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Iphone apps privacy leak: In September, security researchers discovered that dozens of popular news, weather, & fitness iPhone apps that require access to location data sell the data they collect to companies engaged in ad targeting. Dozens of popular iPhone apps are sharing the location data of millions of mobile devices with third-party data monetization […]

Portuguese Data Protection Authority Imposes 400,000 € Fine on Hospital

Portuguese Data Protection Authority Imposes 400,000 € Fine on Hospital

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GDPR News: 400,000 € Fine on Hospital The Barreiro Hospital in Portugal was fined 400,000 € by the Portuguese Data Protection Authority CNPD (Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados) for incompliancy with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by not separating access rights to patents’ clinical data. The public sector hospital had granted access […]

Complaint from US watchdog: YouTube illegally collects data on childrenz from US watchdog: YouTube illegally collects data on children

Complaint from US watchdog: YouTube illegally collects data on childrenz from US watchdog: YouTube illegally collects data on children

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Complaint filed with US watchdog which mentions that youtube illegally collects data on children. A coalition of 23 child advocacy, consumer and privacy groups have filed a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission alleging that Google is violating child protection laws by collecting personal data of and advertising to those aged under 13. The […]

Mozilla vs. Amazon regarding kids privacy protection

Mozilla vs. Amazon regarding kids privacy protection

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Mozilla calls on Amazon to present its privacy information more clearly for the Echo Dot Kids Edition. Amazon’s product page for its new Echo Dot Kids Edition doesn’t mention the words “privacy” or “data.” Mozilla thinks it should. The e-commerce company last month introduced the new, child-friendly Echo device, powered by an Alexa voice assistant that was modified for kids ages 5 to […]