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Top News: Illuminate Education faces cyber-attack, U.S. Bank penalized by CFPB, and more

CNIL creates tool for sports teams

The CNIL has developed a tool for associations operating in the amateur sports sector to protect the personal data of their employees and volunteers. The regulatory body will also publish content dedicated to federations and professional leagues. Read More

U.S. Bank penalized by CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has imposed a fine of $37.5m against U.S. Bank. The bank was found to be illegally accessing its customers’ credit reports and creating fictitious accounts without customers’ permission. Read More

Illuminate Education faces cyber-attack

Edtech software provider Illuminate Education faced a major cyber-attack that compromised the personal information of more than a million students. The company stated that it had “no evidence that any information was subject to actual or attempted misuse” and that it had “implemented security enhancements to prevent” further cyberattacks. Read More

Apple sued by French iOS app developers

Apple is facing an antitrust lawsuit by French iOS app developers regarding its App Store fees. The tech giant has been accused of anticompetitive practices for its monopoly in iOS app distribution and the ability to force developers to pay high commissions on in-app purchases. Read More

TikTok faces backlash in NZ

China-based TikTok faces backlash in New Zealand as the country’s lawmakers have been warned against using the app on their parliamentary phones and devices due to security risks. While the Parliamentary Service advised lawmakers to delete the app, it issued cautionary advice to those intending to keep it on their phones. Read More


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