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GDPR tool for helping consumers exposes hurdles as well

The GDPR doesn’t mandate how data requests should be made, but it does say that organizations handling personal data should be prepared to handle the requests. One would be right to wonder whether companies are as prepared as they should be.
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Ticketmaster's U.K. breach shows risks of third-party code on websites

Ticket sales company Ticketmaster has warned customers in the U.K. that malicious code running on its website could have led to personal data and payment details being stolen. This kind of breach through third-party JavaScript code is quite common and may go undetected for months.
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How TSB's simple tech issue became a big phishing problem

Security is a top priority for financial institutions around the world. In the past few weeks, the U.K.’s TSB Bank has learned the hard way that availability is even more important. And when availability is an issue, security can’t be ignored.
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How to trace stolen bitcoin? The answer may be a 200-year-old U.K. law

A Cambridge professor has found how an 1816 legal ruling can be used to trace stolen bitcoins, thus potentially making it easier for governments to legislate bitcoin exchanges.
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