Here’s a round-up of interesting reading we found online today*;
Identities of historical abuse victims exposed in an email data breach. The identities of 250 survivors of historical institutional abuse (HIA) have been exposed in a data breach, it has been confirmed. A newsletter was circulated in an email by the HIA Interim Advocate's Office on Friday which revealed the names of recipients in error.
Hancock to Harman: No contact-tracing privacy law. Health secretary claims existing data protection law is good enough to guarantee the security of contact-tracing data. Health secretary Matt Hancock has refused to adopt a proposed bill that would guarantee the security and privacy of data generated by the controversial NHS Covid-19 contact-tracing app and appoint a commissioner to oversee and review it, saying existing protections are sufficient.
Facebook's Zuckerberg defends actions on virus misinformation. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has told the BBC that it had and would remove any content likely to result in "immediate and imminent harm" to users.
"Home Office-funded report urges greater action for cybercrime victims. A major UK study into victims of computer misuse crime has exposed the serious harm some victims experience, as well as barriers to reporting such offences, receiving support, achieving justice and the precarious resources dedicated by the police to cybercrime".
"29.1 million Indian jobseekers' personal details leaked in deepweb for free. We usually see this sort of leaks all the time, but this time, the message header got our attention as it included a lot of personal details - where most of the things are generally static such as education, address etc," according to online intelligence firm Cyble.
Online education site EduCBA has started notifying customers that they are resetting their passwords after suffering a data breach. EduCBA is an online education site based out of India that offers over 2,500 online courses and job oriented learning programs focus on finance, technology, and business to their 500,000 learners. Yesterday, EduCBA began emailing data breach notifications to customers stating that their systems were hacked and user data was exposed.
Forbes put up a blog post, "How To Get Ahead Of The Next Pandemic And Retain Data Privacy" written by Dan Demers (Forbes Councils Member).
"Thailand delays data law by a year as pandemic stalls preparations. Thailand has given businesses another year to comply with a new personal data protection law due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis on their preparations".
*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.