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After a significant cyber-attack targeting telecoms firm Optus, Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese announced that he plans to strengthen privacy rules to ensure that banks are notified quickly after a company faces an attack.
Social media giant TikTok is facing a major fine after the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) provisionally ruled that the company may have fallen short of their legal obligations around the UK’s data protection law.
The social media giant, TikTok, has denied claims that there was a significant data breach involving 790GB of user data.
European anti-trust regulators have reportedly stopped their pursuit of a $1 billion fine against multinational semiconductor firm Qualcomm, according to Reuters. In June this year, Qualcomm won an appeal at Europe’s General Court over a $1 billion fine that European Union regulators sought due to payments the firm made to Apple to use Qualcomm chips.
In a milestone case being heard by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, human rights advocacy groups Liberty and Privacy International alleged that MI5 knowingly broke the law in order to collect massive amounts of data about UK citizens.