Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
Researchers no longer need consent to access your medical records for Coronavirus. You may not know it, but if you live in the UK and have contacted the NHS with any coronavirus-related health concerns, your data is now being used for research. This is regardless of whether you have previously tried to stop this happening by requesting to use the national data opt-out service.
Interesting blog post "The gender gap in cybersecurity puts us all at risk for online crime. A professor who studies online crime and security issues at UNC-Greensboro argues that women bring a much-needed change in perspective to cybersecurity".
Amtrak has revealed that some customers may have had their personal information and log-ins stolen after it detected unauthorized access of rewards accounts by a third party. Also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, the state-backed US transportation provider revealed the news in a regulatory filing with the Office of the Vermont Attorney General.
Personal records of more than 7 million users of mobile payments app BHIM were exposed in a website breach, according to a report by Israeli cybersecurity website vpnMentor. The National Payments Corporation of India, however, has refuted the claim.
A hacker has leaked online today the database of Daniel's Hosting (DH), the largest free web hosting provider for dark web services. The leaked data was obtained after the hacker breached DH earlier this year, on March 10, 2020. At the time, DH owner Daniel Winzen told ZDNet the hacker breached his portal, stole its database, and then wiped all servers.
*These sites aren’t affiliated with GDPR Community and these aren’t an advertisement, they’re simply site’s we’ve thought the community might have an interest in reading.