Category Archives: apps

FTC holds alcohol delivery app Drizly and its CEO liable for lax data security before 2020 hack

The FTC voted 4-0 to accept a consent agreement with alcohol delivery app Drizly to settle a complaint alleging that the company ignored known security problems, resulting in a 2020 breach of 2.5 million consumers’ personal data. The complaint also specifically names Drizly CEO Cory Rellas as a co-defendant, stating that he failed to delegate […]

Australia launches program to curb stalkerware

The Australian government will help as many as 30,000 survivors of domestic abuse sweep their phones for stalkerware and other forms of electronic monitoring. The initiative is a part of a funding boost worth about $77 million U.S. to use technology to combat domestic and sexual violence. The online safety initiative will also provide experts […]

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