Personal Data of more than 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online

Personal Data of more than 1.3 million Clubhouse users leaked online

The upstart platform seems to have experienced the same fate, with an SQL database containing 1.3 million Clubhouse user records leaked for free on a popular hacker forum.

How Big Tech plans to pre-empt California’s tough Consumer Privacy Act

How Big Tech plans to pre-empt California’s tough Consumer Privacy Act

Industry lobbyists are putting a lot of pressure on Congress to come up with a set of Federal privacy regulations that are less stringent in their demands for personal data protection and less destructive to existing business models than the Golden State legislation.

Data privacy and cybersecurity

Data privacy and cybersecurity

“We can say that in general, companies really only make an effort and really only get serious about cybersecurity once they’ve been breached,” explained Chandler Hall, a CyberSecurity Expert from Sentar. You can watch our entire interview with Chandler Hall below.

New Release: Tor Browser 8.0.4

New Release: Tor Browser 8.0.4

Tor Browser 8.0.4 contains updates to Tor (0.3.4.9), OpenSSL (1.0.2q) and other bundle components. setting back the sandboxing level to 5 on Windows (the Firefox default), after working around some Tor Launcher interference causing a broken Tor Browser experience.

Walmart patents biometric shopping cart to track your vitals

Walmart patents biometric shopping cart to track your vitals

It’s one thing if you want to track the speed of a cart or its route through a store for marketing purposes but a desire to collect a user’s vital signs under the guise that you’re doing so to help sick or elderly shoppers or otherwise improve customer service is outright disturbing.

Walmart files patent for stress-tracking cart handle

Walmart files patent for stress-tracking cart handle

"It is noted that the biometric data and the cart movement data collected during the use of the shopping cart is not tied or otherwise linked to the identity of the individual customer," the company said in its patent application.