Category: Privacy

June 30th, 2017 by John

Posted in Infosec, Law and Regulations, Privacy

June 9th, 2017 by John

Full data enrichment profiles for more than 200 million people have been placed up for sale on the Darknet. The person offering the files claims the data is from Experian, and is looking to get $600 for everything.

Details of this incident came to Salted Hash via the secure drop at Peerlyst, where someone uploaded details surrounding the sale and the data. The data were first vetted by the technical review board at Peerlyst, who confirmed its legitimacy. Once it was cleared by the technical team, a sample of the data was passed over to Salted Hash for additional verification and disclosure… Read More

Posted in Criminal, Infosec, Privacy

May 10th, 2017 by John

A comparison of U.S. and GDPR breach requirements.

GDPR Match up: U.S. state data breach laws

Posted in Law and Regulations, Privacy

April 27th, 2017 by John

John McAfee decided what we really needed was physical, not software switches in our phones. Makes sense. You want to know the Wi-Fi is off, an analogue switch will ensure it.

Posted in Cool-Stuff, Privacy, Technology

April 20th, 2017 by John

Are you willing to share your most intimate medical information with Google health spinout, Verily? Volunteers agree to undergo various invasive medical procedures and wear tracking devices for four years.

Verily today published a website that marks the launch of its founding idea, the Baseline Project, a multi-year study expected to cost more than $100 million that it says will search for clues to predicting heart disease and cancer.

Volunteers are being asked to submit to an unprecedented regimen of tests and physical monitoring. They’ll be asked to wear a heart-tracking watch that follows their pulse and movements in real time and will undergo a detailed workup of x-rays and heart scans, in addition to having their genomes deciphered and their blood tested in so-called liquid biopsies, which might be able to catch cancer early. Read More

Posted in Medical, Privacy, Science