The Federal Communications Commissionís Enforcement Bureau has entered into a $595,000 settlement with Cox Communications to resolve an investigation into whether the company failed to properly protect its customersí personal information when the companyís electronic data systems were breached in 2014.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is worth 10 times more than credit card information on the black market, making it imperative to have strong policies and safeguards that protect personal data in place.
Hacking Team, the Italian company that provides offensive intrusion and surveillance software to governments, intelligence and law enforcement agencies, is back in the saddle, knocking on the doors of US law enforcement.
After a battling the US Department of Justice in a court for two and a half years, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has emerged victorious and has been given access to documents that spell out the details about the US federal governmentís use of Stingrays surveillance devices.
Police have arrested a second teenage boy in connection with the investigation into alleged data theft from TalkTalk.
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