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Customers Sue Christie’s Auction House Over Theft of Personal Data
Customers Sue Christie’s Auction House Over Theft of Personal Data
On June 3, clients of Christie’s filed a class-action lawsuit against the art world’s most expensive auction house for a data breach in which their personally identifiable information (PII) was stolen and put up for sale on the da...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on June 12, 2024
Hackers Target Turkish Kebab Businesses
Hackers Target Turkish Kebab Businesses
A service provider used by multiple Turkish food delivery services was found to have a gaping vulnerability that leaked customer data each time an order was placed. “Each time a new order comes, any outsider can find out sensitive...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on June 12, 2024
EmailGPT's Prompt Injection Flaw Threatens User Data
EmailGPT's Prompt Injection Flaw Threatens User Data
A major security issue has been identified in EmailGPT, a Chrome extension that leverages OpenAI’s GPT models to assist with email drafting in Gmail. The vulnerability, which was discovered by researchers at Synopsys Cybersecurity...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on June 12, 2024
Fallout Expands From Breaches of Customer Databases on Snowflake Platform
Fallout Expands From Breaches of Customer Databases on Snowflake Platform
The financial services company LendingTree has confirmed that its subsidiary, QuoteWizard, may have been affected by the recent breaches of customer databases hosted on the Snowflake platform. On June 7, a spokesman for LendingTre...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on June 11, 2024
1 Million Users Exposed in Educational Robot Company Data Breach
1 Million Users Exposed in Educational Robot Company Data Breach
A hacker allegedly stole and exposed the data of users from Sphero’s database, affecting an estimated 1 million educators and students. SafetyDetectives’ cybersecurity team discovered a web forum post containing data that appears...
SafetyDetectives Cybersecurity Team by SafetyDetectives Cybersecurity Team Updated on June 10, 2024
Canada Seeks Revenue Cut from Major Streaming Services
Canada Seeks Revenue Cut from Major Streaming Services
Netflix, Spotify, Max, and other online streaming services may soon be required to pay a fee to the Canadian government to support the country’s broadcasting system. The rule was announced earlier this week by the Canadian Radio-t...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on June 8, 2024
Meta Hit With Complaints Over Use of Personal Data in AI Training
Meta Hit With Complaints Over Use of Personal Data in AI Training
Austrian privacy advocacy group NOYB filed complaints this week in 11 European countries over Meta’s plan to use personal data for training its artificial intelligence (AI) models without obtaining consent. According to NOYB, the...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on June 8, 2024
Recruitment Scammers Refuse To Pay And Steal Your Crypto
Recruitment Scammers Refuse To Pay And Steal Your Crypto
A new wave of fraudsters are posing as recruitment officers who give you an online job and then steal your cryptocurrency, and then refuse to pay you. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) put out a notice, warning the publ...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on June 7, 2024
Trend Micro Teams Up with Nvidia to Create Cybersecurity Tools for AI Data Centers
Trend Micro Teams Up with Nvidia to Create Cybersecurity Tools for AI Data Centers
Trend Micro announced its collaboration with Nvidia to develop innovative cybersecurity tools powered by artificial intelligence (AI) with the goal of safeguarding the data centers companies are using for AI operations. The compan...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on June 6, 2024
Mastermind of Botnet Ring Arrested, Assets Seized
Mastermind of Botnet Ring Arrested, Assets Seized
Singaporean authorities have arrested Wang YunHe, the accused administrator of the world’s largest criminal botnet — a network of 19 million infected computers in 200 countries used to carry out cybercrimes. The US Federal Bureau...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on June 6, 2024