The Irish Data Protection Commission announced an investigation on a Facebook security breach that affected 600 million of user passwords.   The social media platform confirmed that dozens of thousands of employees had access to 600 million unencrypted user passwords, which made them easy to read and access.   The IDCP – who was put in charge of the case due to the fact that Facebook’s European headquarters are...

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After the news that three important antivirus companies were hacked was made public, experts at the Advanced Intelligence company claimed that Russian cyber-pirates going by the name of Fxmsp were selling the stolen codes in the Deep Web. Besides the codes, the group offers access to the aforementioned companies for a $300.000 fee.   The allegedly affected antivirus companies are Symantec, McAfee and Trend Micro, which have...

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This past Wednesday, Ajit Pai, president of the Federal Communications Committee (FCC), said he was opposed to allowing Chinese telecommunications giant China Mobile to offer their mobile services in the United States of America. The matter will be put to vote next month.   “Safekeeping the integrity of our telecommunication networks is key when it comes to our national safety,” said Pai, in a declaration in which...

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The Panama government announced the investigation of an alleged confidential data breach in the public healthcare system that would affect around 3,4 million Panama citizens.   Irving Hallman, director of the National Authority for Government Innovation (A.I.G.) announced via Twitter that “@SCSIRTPanama is reviewing the incident regarding citizens’ data being spread via social media, and will announce the results of the investigation as soon as they are...

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The gathering is the first of its kind in the entire continent, and welcomed over 1,500 key players representing a number of business sectors.   [caption id="attachment_10202" align="alignleft" width="225"] Rafael Nuñez Aponte Internet of Things Innovatech Chile 2019[/caption] The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing everything in the modern world, from agriculture, manufacturing and production, construction, the distribution of electric power to even new business models.   Under this premise,...

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