Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
Breach update, "BlueLeaks’ (270gb) Exposes Files from Hundreds of Police Departments. Hundreds of thousands of potentially sensitive files from police departments across the United States were leaked online last week. The collection, dubbed “BlueLeaks” and made searchable online, stems from a security breach at a Texas web design and hosting company that maintains a number of state law enforcement data-sharing portals".
News, "UK virus-tracing app switches to the Apple-Google model. In a major U-turn, the UK is ditching the way its current coronavirus-tracing app works and shifting to a model based on technology provided by Apple and Google. The Apple-Google design has been promoted as being more privacy-focused. However, it means epidemiologists will have access to less data".
News, "Political Candidate Andrew Yang is pushing Big Tech to pay users for data. Called the Data Dividend Project, Andrew Yang wants people to get paid for the data they create on big tech platforms like Facebook and Google, and with a new project launching on Monday, he believes he can make it happen."
Interesting/fun news, "Turns out 'Red Dead Redemption 2' is a perfect platform for work meetings"
Breach update "Stalker Online: Data breach exposes over 1.2 million user records for an online game. Popular MMO game Stalker Online has been hacked, and over 1,000,000 player accounts have been made vulnerable".
*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.