AI GDPR Privacy

Italian DPA halts AI Chatbot due to privacy concerns

The Italian privacy regulator has ordered a popular AI chatbot to cease processing data on domestic citizens after breaking GDPR rules. The ‘virtual friend’ app tries to improve users’ emotional well-being and help users understand their thoughts and calm anxiety through stress management, socialization and the search for love,” but doesn’t seem to comply with […]

Data Breaches Password Management

37 million accounts T-Mobile stolen

T-Mobile said a “bad actor” abused an application programming interface (API) to hoover up data on roughly 37 million current postpaid and prepaid customer accounts. The data stolen included customer name, billing address, email, phone number, date of birth, T-Mobile account number, as well as information on the number of customer lines and plan features.APIs […]

Data Breaches Password Management

NortonLifeLock warns customers about online password manager intrusion

Security company NortonLifeLock has warned an unknown number of customers that criminals have broken into their Norton Password Manager, an online password manager, and advises that all stored credentials be changed immediately. The password manager can be used via a Norton account and can generate passwords and store them in an “online vault”. The password […]

Data Rights Data Subjects GDPR Privacy

€390M GDPR fine for Meta with data-fueled business model without legal basis

Meta was fined with €390M (210 million and €180 million fines for Facebook and Instagram) and accused the company of lacking proper legal grounds to process millions of Europeans’ with its data-fueled advertising model. Meta trongly disagree with the DPC’s final decision, and believes to fully comply with GDPR by relying on Contractual Necessity for […]