Category: Encryption News

Mounting privacy concerns: Facebook shares user data with 60 device partners
Facebook denies any breach has occurred Facebook is rejecting claims that it has breached privacy pledges made to its users and US regulator, Federal Trade Commission(FTC), after the unearthing of [...]
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Canadian banks hacked…what can consumers do in such a situation
You see it in the headlines (like this) when it happens to someone else, or in this case 90,000 other people. You never think it will happen to you. What [...]
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Study identifies UK as most breached country in Europe
A recent Thales (a Galaxkey partner) report, Europe edition, identifies the trends in encryption and data security in Europe over the last year. Security breaches continue to persist across Europe despite [...]
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Personal information of nearly 1 million South Africans breached
A traffic fine platform has leaked sensitive personal data of nearly 1 million South Africans. The information included full names, national identity numbers (ID numbers), email addresses and passwords. All [...]
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The University of Greenwich fined £120,000 for serious data breach
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined the University of Greenwich £120,000 for a serious security breach. The personal data including names, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers and signatures [...]
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GDPR and mounting cybersecurity threats highlight the need for data protection
There has always been a need for data protection and security in business. Issues around the protection, management and security of data have always been critically important but have not [...]
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Limited-time offer: Free GXK 25 data protection licences for all charities
With over 180000 registered charities in the Channel Islands, England and Wales alone, Galaxkey is conscious of the selfless work that these organisations do throughout the countries and the positive [...]
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New Galaxkey features: Authorised Data Distribution and Classification
The Galaxkey Dev Team has been super busy resulting in the official launch of two new Galaxkey features- now part of our ever-growing Galaxkey data protection toolkit. Both Authorised Data [...]
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Warning: Serious #Efail vulnerabilities allow attackers to view PGP encrypted email content
Users of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and S/MIME (Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension) have been warned about a number of critical vulnerabilities relating to those technologies. The discovery was made by [...]
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6 GDPR myths businesses should be wary of
With just two weeks to go until GDPR comes into effect, your organisation should be well on the way to becoming fully compliant. This includes a full audit of all [...]
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