What you missed in cybersecurity this week


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SOURCE: https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/01/cybersecurity-what-you-missed-this-week-2/
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Based off 2018’s figures, Microsoft could see fines as high as $4.4 billion.Microsoft’s lead EU data watchdog is looking into fresh Windows 10 privacy concernsThe New York Times: A secret cyberattack against Iran in June but only reported this week significantly degraded Tehran’s ability to track and target oil tankers in the region. According to a senior official, the strike “diminished Iran’s ability to conduct covert attacks” against tankers, but sparked concern that Iran may be able to quickly get back on its feet by fixing the vulnerability used by the Americans to shut down Iran’s operation in the first place.TechCrunch: After Apple was caught paying contractors to review Siri queries without user permission, the technology giant said this week it will turn off human review of Siri audio by default and bringing any opt-in review in-house. Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft have all been caught out using contractors to review user-generated audio.Apple is turning Siri audio clip review off by default and bringing it in houseArs Technica: Hackers are targeting and exploiting vulnerabilities in two popular corporate virtual private network (VPN) services.

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