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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