Cybersafety Sentinel November 2022 Week 3

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What does a sketchy digital surveillance organization need in order to be considered a respectable purveyor of education technology? Simply click Agree to the following statement … Read More

Leader of Botnet Gang Arrested

All the defendants have been accused of conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity, conspiracy to commit computer fraud and identity theft, aggravated identity theft, and multiple counts of bank fraud. Read More

Lawsuit: Amazon Dark Patterns

A recent class action filed in Washington alleges that Amazon used dark patterns to make cancelling customers’ Prime subscriptions more difficult. The class action alleges that Amazon violated the Washington Consumer Protection Act and asks the court to enjoin Amazon from using dark patterns in the Prime cancellation process. Read More

Privacy of Virtual Reality Headsets

Common Sense Media released a new report that evaluates the privacy policies of the most popular virtual reality headsets on the market. Sensitive data collected in virtual reality is shared with third parties for profit. Read More

FTC Tracking Twitter With “Deep Concern”

FTC Is Tracking Twitter Developments With “Deep Concern”. Elon Musk’s recent purchase of Twitter has led to numerous resignations in the security department. Most recently, Twitter’s chief information security officer, chief privacy officer, and chief compliance officer resigned on November 9, 2022. Read More

Auditor General: Cloud Cybersecurity

The federal auditor general says government departments have not always effectively implemented measures to ensure secure storage of information in the digital cloud. Hogan said the government should do this now, while departments are still in the early stages of moving personal information to the cloud. Read More