The US tech giant shared personal information of 3.3 million users without their consent, the South Korean government said.
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A reignited interest in enterprise digital rights management while New York passes stricter cybersecurity laws will likely be a boon to information security firm Fasoo.
The Common Criteria (CC) validation follows the NIAP approval for the Android version back in 2015.
South Korea, one of the most wired countries in the world, has suffered over 106 million leaks of personal information by the negligence of private companies in the last four years, reports ZDNet Korea's Cho Mu-hyun.
Samsung Electronics' Knox-enabled Galaxy devices have become the first mobile gadgets to be NIAP validated and approved for classified use by the US government..
Czech security firm Avast and its Virtual Mobile Platform was chosen by South Korean security firm SK Infosec over Samsung Knox to service its local clients.
Despite a nine-day filibuster by 38 liberal members, South Korean lawmakers have passed a surveillance Bill that gives its intelligence agency power to track terror suspects.
North Korea hacked smartphones of senior South Korean government officials and made 10,000 zombie PCs worldwide in January alone, South Korea's intelligence service has claimed.
North Korea's top-level DNS data has leaked, showing that the Stalanist state only has 28 websites that use the .kp domain name.
Big Blue and Samsung SDS will provide cloud-based security solutions for clients in the energy and utility industry.