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FCC Proposes $200 mn Fine For Major US Mobile Carriers for Selling User Information

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed a fine of over $200 million for all major US mobile carriers for selling the location...

Facebook Files Lawsuit Against Data Analytics Firm For Using User’s Data

Stung by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook has filed a federal lawsuit in California court against New Jersey-based data analytics firm OneAudience for secretly...

Google Having Access to Fitbit’s Data a Privacy Risk: EDPB

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) was warned the European Commission of the potential privacy risks of Google having access to Fitbit's data. This comes...

Iranian Hackers Breach VPN Servers to Gain Network Access of Several Firms Globally

Cybersecurity researchers have spotted a widespread hacking by Iranian groups who compromised VPN (virtual private network) servers, planted bugs or 'backdoors' and succeeded in...

CERN Decides to Shun Workplace by Facebook

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research or CERN has decided to shun enterprise connectivity platform Workplace by Facebook, citing concerns around the management of...

After Google, Twitter Warns Indian Users About Data Breach

In an extremely stressful year for social media users who have been bugged several times this year, Twitter on Saturday admitted a malicious code...

Google Issues Warning of Data Breach for Indian Users After Fixing Chrome 79 Bug

Tech giant Google has issued warning of data breach for users in India after fixing the Chrome 79 bug, urging them to immediately change...

Questions Raised on India for Whatsapp Snooping

The WhatsApp snooping row that involves privacy infringement of 121 Indian users out of 1,400 globally via third-party Israeli Pegasus spyware is now witnessing...

OnePlus Notifies People About Data Breach

In a major data breach, Chinese handset maker OnePlus has disclosed being hit by a data leak when an "unauthorised party" accessed some...

At Least 100 Developers May Have Accessed Users’ Data for Months, Reveals Facebook

In yet another data breach, Facebook on Wednesday revealed that at least 100 app developers may have accessed Facebook users' data for months, confirming...

You may get $358 as Part of Yahoo Data Breach Settlement

If you live in the US or in Israel, had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016 and have got an email from Yahoo...

Facebook Exposes Over 419mn Phone Numbers in Another Data Breach

In yet another data breach, over 419 million phone numbers linked to Facebook users have been discovered in an open online database. The database included...

YouTube Fined in Millions Over Kids’ Data Privacy Breach

Google has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged violations of children’s data privacy laws on its...

Facebook Faces Trial Over Data Breach Affecting Nearly 30 Million Users

In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook’s claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30...

Apple Lands itself into Legal Trouble Over Potential Data Breach

On behalf of all users, people from Rhode Island and Michigan in the US have filed a class action suit against Apple alleging a potential data breach situation and false advertising. The suit is...

Easing Fears in Wake of Data Breach Should be Priority, Says Researcher

Once a data breach is reported, people who are fearful quickly become sensitive towards the size and scope of the breach than those who...

NASA’s Data Breach Comprises With Personal Information of Current, Former Employees

Personal information of some current and former employees of NASA were stolen in a data breach in October, CNET's sister site ZDNet reported on...

Hackers Didn’t Access Any Third-party Apps: Facebook

Tendering a fresh apology in the data breach that affected 50 million users, Facebook has said that a detailed investigation found no evidence that...

Facebook May Face $1.63 bn in EU Fine Over Data Breach

Embroiled in another massive data breach, Facebook may face $1.63 billion in fine from the European Union (EU) privacy watchdog, the media reported. According to...

Facebook Requests People To Re-Login Into Their Accounts To Secure From Hackers

After Facebook admitted that hackers broke into nearly 50 million users' accounts by stealing their "access tokens" or digital keys, cyber experts on Saturday...

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