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Researchers discovered security flaws in the immensely popular social media application that would have allowed hackers to access users' personal data and manipulate the content on their accounts.
The names, addresses and phone numbers of over 100 million Americans and Canadians have been compromised as a result of a breach into Capital One's systems. The hacker has been arrested.
Millions of Instagram accounts held by popular influencers, brands and celebrities had their private data such as contact information exposed. The leak has been traced back to Chtrbox in Mumbai.
Mozilla's IRL podcast, hosted by Veronica Belmont, will return to podcatchers everywhere on Monday when the show returns for a second season. The first episode will look at bots and their effects.
The Glass Room pop-up store, a collaboration between Mozilla and Tactical Technology, will be in London showing people disturbing details about how data is sourced and used by large companies today.
The resumes, addresses, and other information for many people who hold 'Top Secret' security clearance were left in an unsecured database after they had applied for vacancies at a security firm.
The Facebook-owned service has said in a statement that an API bug allowed attackers to procure personal information of several high-profile verified accounts, all of whom have been notified.
Sarahah, the anonymous feedback service, has been downloaded by over 18 million people, but it has also been extracting and uploading all of the phone and email contact details that users hold.
In what is possibly the largest leak of voter data in US history, almost 62% of the country's population's personal information was leaked due to a mistake by a marketing firm hired by the RNC.
On May 25, 2018, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation becomes applicable. We take a look at what it is, what it does, and what steps companies are taking in order to comply with it.
After being accused by a British newspaper of "refusing the Home Secretary's demand for more help on terror", a statement from Microsoft pointed out that it swiftly assisted authorities last week.
The US Navy has said that data on over 130,000 of its sailors, including social security numbers, has been accessed by "unknown individuals". The situation is currently being monitored.
TalkTalk, one of the UK's largest ISPs and pay-TV providers, says its website was subjected to a major cyberattack, adding that customer info and credit card/banking details "may have been accessed".
Russia's Prosecutor General has been asked to look into Microsoft amid claims that Windows 10 'illicitly' collects user data, by a state official who says the OS is 'effectively spying on its users'.
A security firm warns that low-cost Android handsets are being sold via sites such as Amazon with malware baked into their firmware, blocking security updates and sending user data to Chinese servers.