Data Protection Weekly

Compiled by: Richard Sheinis, Esq.

Exclusive: J&J warns patients of insulin pump cyber bug, low hacking risk 

Johnson & Johnson is telling patients that it has learned of a cyber security bug in one of its insulin pumps that a hacker could exploit to overdose …

2 Teens Charged With Conspiring to Launch Worldwide Cyber Attacks: Feds
NBC Chicago

Two teens have been charged for allegedly conspiring to launch destructive cyber attacks around the world and trafficking payment accounts stolen …

Data breach threat is real and rising fast in India: Kaspersky Lab 
Zee News

New Delhi: If you are running an enterprise or planning a start-up in India, accepting the fact that cyber security threats are real and dangerous is the …

Hackers find little demand for their stolen NSA hacking tools

The hackers who are auctioning off cyberweapons allegedly stolen from the National Security Agency are growing annoyed and want cash.

FDA Information Security Weaknesses Create Health Data Risk

Furthermore, GAO found that the FDA did not always encrypt sensitive data, audit and monitor system activity consistently, or conduct physical security …

Facebook Faces WhatsApp Issue in Germany – Told to Stop Collecting Data from Users
Mobile Magazines

The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information has recently informed Facebook to cease and desist its present collection …

Hacking possibly behind jumbotron porn
Jakarta Post

The billboard had its electricity cut after it was hacked and screened pornographic content. … “If the computer is linked to the internet, it can be hacked.

Yahoo hack may become test case for SEC data breach disclosure rules
Deccan Chronicle

Yahoo’s disclosure that hackers stole user data from at least 500 million accounts in 2014 has highlighted shortcomings in US rules on when cyber …

White House recommends biometrics to halt data breaches
Planet Biometrics

A new cyber-security initiative from the White House encourage Americans to use biometrics and more secure login measures to prevent more …

TalkTalk hit with record £400k fine over cyber-attack
The Guardian

TalkTalk hit with record £400k fine over cyber-attack. Internet service provider handed fine by Information Commissioner’s Office after security failings …

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