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Cybersecurity Tome Wins Nod As 2021’s 'Business Book of the Year'  

The Financial Times and consultancy McKinsey & Company have named 'This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends' by journalist Nicole Perlroth as the “Business Book of the Year” for 2021. So reports CNBC.


T-Mobile Class Actions to Go Ahead in Missouri Court

A flood of lawsuits against T-Mobile over a recently disclosed data breach are to proceed in a Kansas City, Missouri federal court, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has ruled. So reports Reuters.


Biden Officials Meet with Silicon Valley Execs On Cybersecurity  

Top Biden administration dignitaries have sat down in Silicon Valley with technology and cybersecurity firms amid an effort to encourage the private sector to do more to help thwart hackers. So reports Politico.


Amazon Seeks to Avoid Daily Fine Over GDPR Breach  

A lawyer for Amazon has asked a judge in Luxembourg to stop a daily fine of 746,000 euros (about $843,000) that the company would face if it misses a January 15 deadline to update its data practices. So reports Bloomberg.


Planned Parenthood Data Breach Exposes 400,000 Patients  

Planned Parenthood’s Los Angeles branch has warned that it suffered a data breach impacting roughly 400,000 patients. So reports the Associated Press.


Danish Turbine Giant Vestas Divulges Ransomware Attack  

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has revealed that a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems on November 19 was a ransomware attack. So reports Wind Power Monthly.


Millions of Flubot Malware Text Messages Descend on Finland  

Authorities in Finland are warning that millions of text messages with links to banking malware called Flubot are targeting Finnish mobile devices. So report Bloomberg and ThreatPost.


Google Rings Alarm On Crypto Miners Using Hacked Cloud Accounts  

Cryptocurrency miners, who often require huge amounts of computing power for their for-profit activities, are finding it in compromised Google Cloud accounts, the search giant has warned. So reports CNBC.


Hackers Access Panasonic’s Internal Network in Data Breach  

Panasonic has acknowledged a data breach following unauthorized access to the Japanese tech behemoth’s internal network. So reports TechCrunch.


China’s Personal Information Protection Law May Ripple Globally  

China’s first comprehensive data privacy law came into effect earlier this month, and experts warn the law’s impact will be felt around the world.


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