Data assessment, user consent key to compliance with China law

International businesses that process information from China should obtain user consent and establish a data map, so they do not run afoul of the country’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL).…

Attackers bypass Microsoft security patch to drop Formbook malware

The patch was issued for CVE-2021-40444 to prevent the execution of code that downloaded the Microsoft Cabinet (CAB) archive containing a malicious executable. Sophos Labs researchers have shared their findings…

Albania’s Prime Minister Issues Data Leak Apology

Albania’s Prime Minister Issues Data Leak Apology The prime minister of Albania has issued a public apology after the personal data of hundreds of thousands of Albanian citizens was allegedly…

Russia Fines Google $100m Over “Illegal” Content

Russia Fines Google $100m Over "Illegal" Content Russia has slapped American tech company Google with a record-breaking fine for failing to remove "banned content."  A Russian court issued the $100m…

NY Makes Falsifying Vaccination Cards a Crime

NY Makes Falsifying Vaccination Cards a Crime The state of New York has passed a law that makes it a crime to falsify information on a COVID-19 vaccination card. New…