Oct 152021
 
 October 15, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Richard Adams, Georgia Goble, and Nick Bartlett report: The University of Cambridge has broken off talks with the United Arab Emirates over a record £400m collaboration after claims about the Gulf state’s use of controversial Pegasus hacking software, the university’s vice-chancellor has said. The proposed deal, hailed by the university in July [Read More…]

Oct 142021
 
 October 14, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

Zach Marzouk reports: US convenience store chain 7-Eleven has been accused of breaching Australian privacy laws by collecting customers’ biometric data without their consent. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) found that between 15 June 2020 and 24 August 2021, the Australian arm of 7-Eleven interfered with the privacy of [Read More…]