It took almost a year for them to acknowledge the data breach but one of the most famous names in the hotel industry has revealed that it was struck by a massive data breach and while the hotel is remaining silent about the severity, separately, experts claim that 10.6 million consumers were exposed.
One of the most popular social media apps can be hacked with a text message. Chinese-owned TikTok is the third most downloaded app of. The viral media music video app is particularly popular with young people but it has enormous privacy problems and has been banned by the United States Navy. TikTok Can Be Hacked …
The smart device in your home can be taken over remotely by a laser beam shone on it by hackers. Your “smart device” then becomes a dumb slave following the Hacker’s – not your – every command whether it’s to unlock your front door, open your garage, adjust your thermostat or do anything else these …
Data Breaches involving millions of consumers are becoming commonplace but last week two researchers uncovered a massive database of very detailed consumer records with no clear owner. Hosted on a Microsoft cloud server, the data deals with 80 million households headed by Americans over the age of 40.
California’s AG is proposing expanding the state’s Data Breach notification law to require businesses to notify consumers when their passport or biometric data such as fingerprint or retina information is exposed. This extends the list of protected data beyond SSN, driver’s license, medical and other personal records.
Do you have an Apple device? If so, it’s currently acting like a microphone allowing anyone to listen to you without your knowledge. The FaceTime flaw dubbed FacePalm applies to Macs, iPhones and iPads and Apple has been slow to fix the simple hack that allows anyone to turn your phone into a live, open, microphone.