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Facebook to notify users whose data was breached

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook has started notifying users that were affected by the Cambridge Analytica expose. About 87 million Facebook users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds. The social networking giant

Over 5 lac Indians potentially affected by Facebook data breach

By : CIOL Writers

Cambridge Analytica expose that had opened a pandora box for social networking giant Facebook refuses to tame down. Now in a new confession of sorts, Facebook has said that the number of users whose information was illegally shared with the

CleverTap refutes charges of selling data of NaMo app users

By : CIOL Writers

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project the Narendra Modi app is in the middle of a fierce controversy regarding user data privacy. CleverTap, a US-based mobile analytics and mobile marketing company is facing allegations that it received personal data from the official

Aadhaar hit by another data leak, UIDAI refutes

By : CIOL Writers

India’s national identification database Aadhaar has been hit by a data breach if reports from ZDNet are to be believed. The report claims this issue was brought to the notice of the Indian government over a month ago, but no

Facebook facing multiple lawsuits after Cambridge Analytica expose

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook is currently facing four lawsuits from different quarters thanks to the Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal, as per SFGate report. The analytics firm is said to have misused the data of over 50 million Facebook users and violated the

Facebook rocked by Cambridge Analytica expose

By : CIOL Writers

While we all know that Facebook’s platform was misused for political ads during 2016 US Presidential elections, the finger so far was being pointed only towards some Russian operatives. Now, in new revelations, UK-based data-consultancy firm Data Analytica has taken

Details of 10K PNB debit and credit card compromised: Report

By : CIOL Writers

Punjab National Bank, reeling under the Nirav Modi fraud, has been hit by another data breach, reported Asia Times. A Cyber Security firm says that it found details of over 10,000 credit and debit cards of customers of the embattled Punjab

Uber’s 2016 data breach affected 57M people; paid hackers to cover up

By : CIOL Writers

Uber faced a massive data breach in 2016 which affected over 57 million customers including riders and drivers. A new report from Bloomberg has surfaced which reveals that the data breach exposed customer’s name, email address and phone numbers of 50

Seqrite detects security breach at India’s National Internet Registry

By : CIOL Writers

Cyber Solutions company, Seqrite along with its partner seQtree detected and notified the Indian government about a security breach at India’s National Internet Registry- IRINN (Indian Registry for Internet Names and Numbers). The company in their blog post said that they

Yahoo could face a class-action lawsuit over data breaches

By : CIOL Writers

A US court has said that Yahoo must face the lawsuit brought on behalf of over 1 billion users whose personal data and information were compromised in the Yahoo‘s multiple data breaches, as per the Reuters report. The lawsuit concerns two major

Verizon data breach: 6M users’ data leaked online

By : CIOL Writers

Millions of Verizon customer data records have been leaked online, according to a ZDNet report. Reportedly, data of “as many as 14 million” Verizon customers was readily available to download after an employee at Nice Systems left them on an unsecured Amazon server. Each record