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Risk for rights and freedoms

Data processing: risk for rights and freedoms

Risk for rights and freedoms What does the EU GDPR mean with risk for rights and freedoms? Recital 75 of the Regulation explains it: The risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, of varying likelihood and severity, may result from personal data processing which could lead to physical, material or non-material damage, in particular:

Satori

Satori: the new malware family that affects cryptocurrencies

Satori Satori is the name of a malware family. Maybe you heard the most famous Mirai of which Satori is a variation. It targets smart-tvs, IP-cams, routers,… Basically anything online. Its purpose is to turn these connected items into little and powerful botnet soldiers. Recently, a bunch of Chinese researchers found out that a modified version of Satori

Processing activities

Records of processing activities

Records of processing activities: explanation The records of processing activities are a crucial tool for corporate compliance that the new law in terms of data privacy (GDPR General Data Protection Regulation) offers. This documentation is explained in the art. 30 of the EU GDPR: “Records of processing activities”. The first paragraph provides a clear explanation

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MacOS High Sierra: a vulnerability issue

MacOS High Sierra In the latest version of Apple operating system ( MacOS High Sierra ) there is a worrying weak spot. This vulnerability allows third parties to obtain admin rights without any particular effort. No password needed! This issue only regards 10.13.1 MacOS edition. Fortunately, this weak spot does not affect other versions. But