Personal Data

GDPR will affect even everyday tasks
The regulation will affect businesses of all sizes due to its extra-territorial reach.
Urge to connect is putting international travellers at risk: Kaspersky Lab
The urge to go online the moment they reach foreign soil sees a high proportion of people connecting to unsecured WiFi networks, thus putting their personal data at risk, according to a study by Kaspersky Lab.
Zombies are already present in your ATM networks: Kaspersky Lab report
Discovered in 2009, Skimer was the first malicious programme to target ATMs. Seven years later, cybercriminals are reusing the malware but both the crooks and the programme have evolved, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Richer pickings: Cybercriminals moving from finance to retail sector
Cybercriminals have shifted their focus from traditional financial markets to targeting the retail sector, according to the annual NTT 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report.
Sharing: The bane of marriages and careers
People are still recklessly sharing private information over the Internet in risky situations, despite the fact that information shared online can cost them a relationship or a job, according to Kaspersky Lab.
How he hacked a hospital
A Kaspersky Lab expert has conducted real field research at a private clinic in an attempt to explore its security weaknesses and how to address them.  
Digital Ethics 1: Balancing the risks and rewards
To maintain the trust of customers, it is no longer adequate for organisations to fulfil compliance and security obligations; they must move towards implementing a digital ethics framework, write Subra Suppiah & Florin Rotar of Avanade.
Is enterprise fraud management just a fad?
It is incumbent upon the industry to explain to the customer what data we are seeking to link, why, and what the benefit will be, writes Raed Taji of Fico.
Consumers more aware of the need to back up data: Acronis survey
An online poll conducted among more than 350 consumers found that over 75% store their data digitally and more than 50% state that their personal data are more valuable than their actual devices – underlining the fact that consumers know they need to preserve their data.
The ‘breaching’ of DNA’s defences
Some unscheduled security maintenance on the DNA website because of a Drupal vulnerability had seemingly left our directory exposed, but no confidential data has been compromised. We will continue investigating the incident.
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