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Google Password Checkup Checks For Already Compromised Passwords

Google's Password Checkup Chrome extension tackles the big problem of password reuse by checking what passwords users are using against a database of compromised credentials.

Passwords, Google, Data Breaches

The Value of Valuing Data and Privacy

To help people understand the scope of the data breach and privacy problem, researchers are beginning to look at it through the lens of economics.

Privacy, Data Breaches

Criminals Stole SEC Filings in Insider Trading Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s civil complaint outlining the details of an international insider trading scheme is an object lesson in how cybercriminals can monetize _any_ information, not just customer records or intellectual property.

Data Breaches, Finance Security, Insiders

Marriott Breach Included 5 Million Passport Numbers

More than five million passport numbers were stolen as part of the Marriott data breach, which the company says affected as many as 383 million people.

Data Breaches

The True Test of GDPR is Still Coming

More than six months after the European data privacy regulation went into effect, we still don’t know how effective GDPR will be at protecting data privacy.

Gdpr, Data Breaches, Privacy, Regulation