Last week was certainly the “week of the Heartbleed.” Unless you have been on vacation on a remote island (and if so, good for you!), you have heard and read much about the latest mass bug to infect the Internet…more
The FTC’s Claim -
A New Jersey federal judge has confirmed the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) authority to regulate data security and bring claims against companies suffering data breaches due to inadequate…more
The latest salvo in the Target data breach litigation is a class action brought by credit card issuing banks advancing a creative and somewhat misleading construction of the Minnesota’s Plastic Card Security Act. The banks…more
(LONDON) The Art. 29 Working Party, a key advisory body to the EU Commission, recently proposed draft model clauses to cover the transfer of personal data from EEA data processors to non-EEA sub-processors…more
April 8, 2014 marks the end of Microsoft’s support for the Windows XP operating system, which means the end of security updates from Microsoft and the beginning of new vulnerability to hackers and other intruders into systems…more
If you’re like most Americans, you probably think that the worst thing that Fandango, the online movie ticket service, has ever done to you is make you watch those commercials with the creepy talking paper bags before your…more
UPDATE to our story yesterday:
In what apparently is a big “oops,” two banks that took legal action against Target over its recent data breach have withdrawn their claims. The suits were withdrawn due to an erroneous…more
Last Monday in March (Opening Day for you baseball fans) - some privacy/security bits and bytes to close out the month…more
It has been difficult to keep up with all the various permutations of the Target data breach saga.
Yesterday, the fingerpointing continued in the form of the release of a Harris Poll and testimony on Capitol Hill at a…more
Delaware state representative Darryl Scott recently introduced the Child Online Protection Act (House Bill 261 or the “Bill”), to the state’s House of Representatives. If passed, the Bill would: (1) prohibit the online marketing…more
Welcome to March Madness — although if your brackets look anything like mine do this morning, it is not particularly “welcome.” Let’s just say that there is no danger of my winning Warren Buffet’s $1 billion…more
Just two months after Apple’s settlement with the FTC over lax parental controls over children’s in-app purchases, Google takes the spotlight with claims of unauthorized children’s in-app purchases in the Google Play Store! This…more
When you think of catastrophic events that take place online and have a devastating effect on millions of people, you probably think of HBO Go crashing during the True Detective finale. However, California Attorney General…more
We hope that you remembered to “spring forward” over the weekend —
Today’s Privacy Monday is a bit longer than usual – but an important read, particularly if you are a mobile app developer.
California Public Utilities…more
After Target Corporation’s (NYSE: TGT) net earnings dropped 46% in its fourth quarter compared to the same period last year, Target finally answered the 441 million dollar question – To 8-K, or not to 8-K? Target filed its much…more
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