French regulators have issued notices to two data companies for using location data from app publishers without informing consumers, in violation of the GDPR. Both firms help retailers and brands with advertising and measurement.
An email sent by the Missouri Democratic Party to University of Missouri students in an effort to recruit interns ended up in faculty and staff inboxes, and led to a phishing attempt. The email was sent to email addresses in a public student directory.
Hackers are obtaining the email accounts of high-level executives to perpetrate cyber scams, Verizon reports. They also are using email addresses with user names and domains similar to those of the executives.