Top News: Tesco suffers hacking attempt, Bill for protection of AI data, and more

Tesco website and app suffer two-day outage

Retail giant Tesco’s website and app suffered a two-day outage following an attempted hack that prevented customers from shopping online. Though the company didn’t disclose the root cause of the problem, a company spokesperson stated: “There is no reason to believe that this issue impacts customer data and we continue to take ongoing action to make sure all data stays safe.” Read More

FTC updates Safeguards Rule for protecting consumers’ financial data

The US Federal Trade Commission has updated the Safeguards Rule to help financial institutions protect their customers’ financial information. The updated rule requires non-banking financial institutions to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive security system to keep customers’ information safe from data breaches and cyberattacks. Read More

New US Senate bill for the protection of AI data