Evidence of AdTech Data Breach Comes to Light in Ireland

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Online Ad Tech Data Breach

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has published evidence of online advertisers profiling internet user’s personal characteristics without consent. This new evidence follows a previous complaint with the Ireland Data Protection Commission that claimed personal data was being exploited through Real-Time Bidding (RTB). Many of these types of complaints were filed with regulators in the European Union (EU) without … Read More

HR Not Worried About Tech Safety as Businesses Reopen

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Cybersecurity Return to Office

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more than 60% of employees to begin working from home. While the pandemic is far from over, many Americans have adopted health and safety protocols into their daily life, resulting in many businesses re-opening and employees returning to an office environment. However, the technology in the physical workplace much like our everyday interactions with other … Read More

New Linux Malware Threatens Security Nationwide

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Malware Attacks Linux Systems

A new form of malware from Russian hackers has affected Linux users throughout the United States. This is not the first time there has been a cyberattack from a nation-state, but this malware is more dangerous as it generally goes undetected. Linux is used not only in individual devices but in supercomputers and other Internet of Things devices both in … Read More

U.S. Tries to Pass New Laws Regarding Encryption Policies

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US Tries to Pass New Encryption Laws

Encryption continues to be a popular topic in the tech world but has expanded into mainstream news as the federal government attempts to pass laws against it. Two new pieces of legislation may alter how companies and individuals protect their data in terms of encryption access by government officials. These new decryption laws range from decrypting data on demand to … Read More

Security Concerns Threaten the Future of Tik Tok

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Security Concerns Over Tik Tok

The popular social media app Tik Tok, which has taken the younger generation by storm during the pandemic, is in danger of being shut down. The app offers short-form video clips of users completing dance challenges, performing political satire, and other bursts of entertainment. It is owned by Chinese company ByteDance and has been downloaded 165 million times according to … Read More