French police officer caught selling confidential police data on the dark web

A French police officer has been charged and arrested last week for selling confidential data on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin. The officer worked for Direction Générale de la Sécurité Intérieure (DGSI, translated to General Directorate for Internal Read More …

Health insurer Bupa fined £175k after staffer tried to sell customer data on dark web souk

International health insurance business Bupa has been fined £175,000 after a staffer tried to sell more than half a million customers’ personal information on the dark web. The miscreant was able to access Bupa’s CRM system SWAN, which holds records Read More …

macOS Mojave Privacy Bypass Flaw Allows Access to Protected Files

A security researcher shows on Mojave’s release day that Apple’s  latest privacy protection implementations in macOS are not sufficiently strong. In a minute-long clip, Patrick Wardle shows that the security in the dark-themed macOS can be bypassed to reach sensitive Read More …

Government mass surveillance breached human rights, says European court

Mass surveillance and data collection programs used by the UK government breached privacy and don’t meet the necessary legal requirements to guarantee rights will be upheld, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. The court has concluded that Read More …