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Passbase grabs $3.6M to power privacy-preserving online ID checks

Digital identity startup Passbase has closed a $3.6 million seed round, led by Cowboy Ventures and Eniac Ventures, with participation from Seedcamp and other European...

Europe’s top data protection regulator, Giovanni Buttarelli, has died

Europe’s data protection supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, has died. His passing yesterday, aged 62, was announced by his office today — which writes: It is with the...

Singapore says personal details of 14,200 HIV patients were posted online

For the second time inside a year, private health information belonging to people in Singapore has been compromised. Following a hack disclosed last summer that...

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications

AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information...

AI-powered cybersecurity — or how to avoid becoming the next shocking...

“Identity is back on the front page, as people are starting to understand that stolen identity is the number one security issue out there,”...

Vision Direct reveals breach that skimmed customer credit cards

European online contact lens supplier Vision Direct has revealed a data breach which compromised full credit card details for a number of its customers,...

Apple’s Tim Cook makes blistering attack on the “data industrial complex”

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has joined the chorus of voices warning that data itself is being weaponized again people and societies — arguing that...

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook to flag trust and humanity in major...

Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to endorse the idea of a “comprehensive federal privacy law” for the U.S. in a keynote speech tomorrow. He...

India Accounts 37% of 4.5 Bn Global Data Breaches Compromised in...

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today released the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches,...

Latest Windows 10 Update May Permanently Delete Your Personal Data

Microsoft has warned all Windows 10 users that its latest October 2018 update may permanently delete their personal data. The warning came after a...