Updated: May 25, 2020
Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
On April 28, 2020, the Litigation Chamber of the Belgian Data Protection Authority (the “Belgian DPA”) imposed a €50,000 fine on a company for non-compliance with the requirements under GDPR related to the appointment of a data protection officer (“DPO”). The fine is for Non-Compliance with the GDPR’s DPO Requirements
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Bloomberg posted an interesting analysis on Federal Privacy similar to GDPR ANALYSIS: Next Stop Brussels on the Road to Federal Privacy? While the main contenders in the federal arena—Wicker’s Consumer Data Privacy Act and Cantwell’s Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act—are similar in many respects, they contain significant differences, notably regarding preemption and the private right of action.
Healthcare organisations have been attacked by cybercriminals seeking to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic, according to hacking experts in the UK and USA. Government cybersecurity chiefs warn NHS after hacking attacks.
An Adult Cam Site Exposed 10.88 Billion Records after being hacked. The site is CAM4, a popular adult platform that advertises “free live sex cams.” CAM4 has taken the server offline, but not before it leaked 7TB of user data.
Unacademy, one of the largest online learning platforms in India has faced a data breach and details of 22 million users of Unacademy are reportedly available for sale now. According to security firm Cyble Inc, a hacker is offering the user database, containing 21,909,707 records, for USD 2,000.
*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.