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LinkedIn denies data breach that allegedly exposed data of 700 million users, says 'members trust us'
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LinkedIn denies data breach that allegedly exposed data of 700 million users, says 'members trust us'

LinkedIn has clearly denied any such breach and assured that 'no private LinkedIn member data was exposed'.

Domino's India data breach: Name, location, mobile number, email of 18 crore orders up for sale on dark web
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Domino's India data breach: Name, location, mobile number, email of 18 crore orders up for sale on dark web

Data of 18 crore orders of Domino's India have become public and are searchable and on sale on dark web.

RBI orders forensic audit of Mobikwik systems after platform denies data breach allegations
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RBI orders forensic audit of Mobikwik systems after platform denies data breach allegations

Mobikwik claims that its systems are secure and that there is no basis to the allegations of data breach.

Hacker group allegedly leaks data of Indian Army personnel using Airtel network; company denies claim
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Hacker group allegedly leaks data of Indian Army personnel using Airtel network; company denies claim

Red Rabbit Team in a message to PTI claimed that it has access to pan-India data of Bharti Airtel through a shell uploaded on the company's server and will leak more data soon.

Data of over 10 crore credit, debit card users leaked on dark web after attack on Juspay’s server
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Data of over 10 crore credit, debit card users leaked on dark web after attack on Juspay’s server

Juspay has acknowledged the breach, but it says that the leaked information is not "sensitive".

BigBasket data breach exposes data of 2 crore users in dark web, cybersecurity firm Cyble reveals
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BigBasket data breach exposes data of 2 crore users in dark web, cybersecurity firm Cyble reveals

The data put on includes names, email IDs, password hashes, contact numbers, addresses, date of birth, location, and IP addresses of login among many others.

Samsung clarifies that a 'technical error' in its UK website exposed data of 150 customers
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Samsung clarifies that a 'technical error' in its UK website exposed data of 150 customers

Samsung said that the error exposed names, telephone numbers, postal and email addresses and previous orders.

Anti-virus company Avast will close Jumpshot analytics business after data privacy scandal
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Anti-virus company Avast will close Jumpshot analytics business after data privacy scandal

Avast allegedly collected data on what many of its users did online and sent it to Jumpshot.

European privacy breach fine reaches $126 million total; Google paid $57 million: Report
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European privacy breach fine reaches $126 million total; Google paid $57 million: Report

The General Data Protection Regulation is enforced by a patchwork of national data protection offices across EU

Facebook investigating data breach where names, phone numbers of over 267 million users was reportedly exposed
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Facebook investigating data breach where names, phone numbers of over 267 million users was reportedly exposed

The database was apparently made available for download last week on an online hacker forum that apparently belonged to a crime group.

Google Chrome will now let you know if your password was compromised in a data breach
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Google Chrome will now let you know if your password was compromised in a data breach

In a report by Google, the company revealed that 1.5 percent of the user passwords are compromised.

Facebook's repetitive losses of users' privacy supplies a long-term need for supervision: US Judge
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Facebook's repetitive losses of users' privacy supplies a long-term need for supervision: US Judge

On 28 September 2018, Facebook said that hackers had exploited software flaws to access 50 million users' accounts.

Major security breach in Ecuador: Data of 17 million citizens, including president, Julian Assange, leaked from US server
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Major security breach in Ecuador: Data of 17 million citizens, including president, Julian Assange, leaked from US server

Data on an estimated 20 million people of Ecuador, including almost seven million minors as well as deceased citizens, was exposed in a major security breach, officials and security experts said

Over 400 mn Facebook IDs and phone numbers exposed via unsecured server: Report
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Over 400 mn Facebook IDs and phone numbers exposed via unsecured server: Report

The records also contain additional information such as the gender and location of the user.

Personal information of over 100 million individuals in US, Canada hacked: Capital One
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Personal information of over 100 million individuals in US, Canada hacked: Capital One

The suspect is a 33-year-old former Seattle technology company software engineer identified as Paige Thompson.

Infibeam Avenues to seek shareholder nod to remove SRBC & Co as joint auditor
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Infibeam Avenues to seek shareholder nod to remove SRBC & Co as joint auditor

Last month, Infibeam Avenues had informed that its proposal had been approved by the Corporate Affairs Ministry

Mark Zuckerberg tries to blame the US govt for Facebook’s inability to deal with fake news
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Mark Zuckerberg tries to blame the US govt for Facebook’s inability to deal with fake news

Zuckerberg claims that dealing with election interference from nation states is above his pay grade.

Facebook's request to dismiss lawsuit regarding data breach of 30 mn users rejected
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Facebook's request to dismiss lawsuit regarding data breach of 30 mn users rejected

Turkey's Personal Data Protection Authority has already fined Facebook 1.65 million Liras.

WhatsApp hack: How a simple VOIP call can open your phone up to hackers
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WhatsApp hack: How a simple VOIP call can open your phone up to hackers

WhatsApp has encouraged all its users to update to the latest version of the app.

Facebook F8: Instagram is on the path to becoming Facebook 2.0 with big e-commerce play
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Facebook F8: Instagram is on the path to becoming Facebook 2.0 with big e-commerce play

Looking at the way things are going, it will only be a matter of time before things get overwhelming on Instagram.