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Equifax Settles Data Breach Lawsuits

Equifax settled the various lawsuits from federal and state regulators and consumers related to its 2017 data breach for up to $700 million. Hefty price tag not withstanding, the data for 147-million victims is still out there and there's not much consumers can do about it.

Data Breaches, Finance, Government

Microsoft Warns Political Orgs of Attacks

There has been a lot of discussion about protecting voting systems so that ballots can’t be changed or manipulated over the past two years, but the attacks Microsoft warned about are not related to the voting process.

Microsoft, Government

Dashboard Act Would Force Companies to Tell Users What Their Data is Worth

The DASHBOARD Act, introduced in the Senate Monday, would require social media companies to tell people what the economic value of their personal data is.

Government, Privacy

CISA Warns Iranian Attackers Use Wiper Malware

The United States Department of Homeland Security warned that Iranian nation-state attackers could lob malware capable of wiping hard drives and physically destroying machines against U.S. targets as the two countries remain locked in a political game of one-upmanship.

Malware, Government

New York Considers Its Own GDPR-Style Data Law

New York’s lawmakers are on the brink of passing a data security law that will give New Yorkers more information about how their data is being used and when it has been compromised.

Government, Data Breach Notification