Cybersecurity

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Now Is the Time to Future-Proof Your Data Privacy

Safeguarding has always been a must, but it's a legal obligation too.

4 Ways Businesses and Consumers Can Take Back Their Data in 2019

Public backlash against misappropriation of personal data has reached a breaking point. Here are four things to know.

After Shootings, Cloudflare Pulls Plug on 8chan

'We draw the line at platforms that have demonstrated they directly inspire tragic events and are lawless by design. 8chan has crossed that line,' says Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince.

Survey: More Than 8 in 10 Fell Victim to Phishing Attacks in 2018. Here's What to Know About the Practice. (Infographic)

Phishing and other social engineering attacks cost victims more than $1.4 million in 2018, according to an Accenture study.

China Is Installing Spyware on Tourists' Phones

The app is forcefully installed at border crossings and collects all your personal information.

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