Top News: Panasonic confirms data breach, new privacy bills in US, and more

Hackers access candidate data from Panasonic

Panasonic has confirmed that hackers accessed the personal information of job candidates by breaching one of its servers located in Japan via an overseas subsidiary. The security breach began on June 22, 2021, and ended on November 3, 2021, allowing the hackers to obtain files containing unspecified business-related information provided by business partners, as well as information about business partner personnel. Read More

EU plans new law to fight child sexual abuse online

The EU plans to introduce new legislation in the coming months that will require companies to detect, report, and remove child sexual abuse. The EU home affairs commissioner Ylva Johansson said that a voluntary report would then no longer be sufficient after the new legislation takes effect. Read More

Privacy bills proposed