Comparison between GDPR, PDPO and SB-327 (California’s new IoT security law)

It is important for organizations and companies to protect an individual’s data privacy. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Personal Data Privacy Ordinance(PDPO) and California’s new IoT Security Law (SB-327) are laws that regulate personal data usage and security of devices. Below will explain the difference between these laws in terms of background information, coverage, individual…

Campaign Information

Since late June, 2019, StormEye team have observed a rise of Facebook advertisements related to Alan Tam’s secret investment.  It raised our caution that this might be related to a series of cryptocurrency scam or maladvertising events. The following screenshot shows one of the Facebook advertisements we have captured and collected. Figure 1 Screenshot of…

Importance of GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was imposed since 2018, aiming to protect the privacy of personal data of residents in the Eurozone. It has gain momentum in the business sector in Europe as all enterprises or companies that uses personal data of European residents will have to comply with the law. Despite Brexit, the…

The Analysis of Maladvertisement Campaign

StormEye, based on initial validated suspicion of these Facebook advertisements  were but a concerted malicious campaign carried out by hackers, began to collect data and proofs of validity from multiple locations and thereupon performed an in-depth analysis that covered more advertisements than a single person is able to reach due to the restriction imposed by…

Background of the Maladvertisement Campaign

In July 2019, StormEye, in its routine scouting over online security landscape, spotted irregularities in multiple Facebook advertisements related to Mr. Alan Tam’s investment of Bitcoin. The series of advertisements triggered StormEye’s alert system which ran on the back of Facebook softened the advertisement policy related to cryptocurrency and blockchain and the speech made by…