The Monthly Ten – May 2020

The Monthly Ten – May 2020

The top ten must-reads of the month

We like to write our own articles, but we think others do it well, too

1. Privacy vs. surveillance during a pandemic (Security Week)

2. Why haven’t we banned targeted advertising? (Wired)

3. Fintech company hit with ransomware attack (CPO Magazine)

4. Privacy concerns for Zoom users as meetings are being hijacked (Threat Post)

+ Tips on how to best protect yourself when using Zoom (or others) (JD Supra)

+ The Zoom hits keep coming (D&O Diary)

5. Using biometrics for security may not be all that secure – researchers fool device with 3D-printed fingerprint molds (SC Magazine)

6. Facebook class action privacy lawsuit moves forward (Reuters)

7. Apple and Google are working together to help track COVID-19 (Technology Review)

+The UK’s privacy regulator gives the project a cautious thumbs-up (Info Security Magazine)

+BUT, another contract tracing application in the Netherlands was recently found to be leaking user data (Security Affairs)

8. TikTok is taking off – but is it secure? (SC Magazine)

9. Connecticut presses pause on drone tracking program over privacy concerns (SC Magazine)

10. $8.9M Banner Health data breach settlement approved (Health IT Security)