Trends 2018: Personal data in the new age of technology and legislation

Privacy is, or should be, a fundamental human right. Nowadays, the understanding of what the term privacy means for the end user inclines towards data privacy or information privacy. This deviation makes maintaining the desired data-neutral position for the end user increasingly complex. On one hand, there are extremely technology-driven […]

Carphone Warehouse faces hefty fine for 2015 breach

British mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse has been slapped with one of the heftiest fines – £400,000 – by the United Kingdom’s official data watchdog for a security breach dating back to 2015. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) concluded after a detailed enquiry spanning more than two years that the company’s lax approach to […]

ESET’s guide makes it possible to peek into FinFisher

FinFisher, also known as FinSpy, has a history of being used in surveillance campaigns, both against legitimate targets and against political opposition in countries with oppressive regimes. Despite that, the latest thorough analyses dealt with samples from as long ago as 2010. Since then, FinFisher’s developers added strong anti-analysis measures; apparently, this […]