Online pharmacies sharing abortion pill data

ProPublica found that nine of eleven online pharmacies selling abortion pills used web trackers that share sensitive data with Google. This can put customers at risk since data could be shared with law enforcement. The 9: Abortion Ease,, PrivacyPillRX, PillsOnlineRX, Secure Abortion Pills, AbortionRx, Generic Abortion Pills, Abortion Privacy and Online Abortion Pill Rx; collect web addresses visited; click, location and search data; and information on devices being used.

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T-Mobile reports 37M customers’ data hacked

January 24, 2023

T-Mobile informed US regulators that a bad actor gained access to data on roughly a third of the company’s 110 million customers. The breach, which was active for approximately six weeks before being discovered and then shut down within 24 hours, reportedly did not access the most sensitive data, such as financial data. Customers were informed that hackers did not gain access to full data sets, though information compromised can still be useful for hackers for phishing and identity theft.

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IT’S THE LAW (01/24/2023)

January 24, 2023

Meet DORA, the EU’s newly enacted Digital Operational Resilience Act, which is designed to strengthen IT security in the financial sector. It will be de rigueur for financial institutions; including banks, credit providers, securities and trading companies, and information and communication technology (ICT) organizations. DORA comes into full force in 2025, by which time companies and organizations should be compliant.

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