Ticketmaster UK has been fined $1.7 million by Britain's privacy watchdog for its "serious failure" to comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation. Its failure to properly secure chatbot software led to attackers stealing at least 9.4 million payment card details.
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A House of Representatives staff report concludes that existing technology and infrastructure could be used to allow lawmakers to securely cast their votes remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. But some Republicans question whether remote voting is, indeed, feasible.
A German appeals court has slashed by 90% the $11 million General Data Protection Regulation fine levied last year against 1&1 Telecom by the nation's federal privacy watchdog over call center data protection shortcomings. Experts say the case is a reminder that all GDPR fines can be appealed.
Three state-sponsored advanced persistent threat groups - one Russian, two North Korean - have been targeting companies across the globe involved with COVID-19 vaccine and treatment development, Microsoft says.
"Better, cheaper, faster." These are the results that banking institutions can receive by shifting security to the cloud, says David Vergara of OneSpan. At a time when multi-channel fraud is surging and the customer experience is paramount, cloud needs serious consideration, he says.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of how President-elect Joe Biden is expected to renew international relationships needed in the fight against cyberattacks. Also featured: the pandemic's impact on cybercrime; analysis of Europol's annual cybercrime report.
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Two senior U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials have been forced to resign, and a senior cybersecurity official fears he will be fired by the Trump administration, according to news reports. The moves have raised questions over U.S. stability during the transition period to President-elect Joe Biden.
The Muhstik botnet, which has been operating for at least two years, has recently started targeting vulnerabilities in the Oracle WebLogic application server and the Drupal content management system as a way to expand its cryptocurrency mining capabilities, according to security firm Lacework.