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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.

Instagram is thinking of hiding your likes, and Twitter both loves and hates the idea
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Instagram is thinking of hiding your likes, and Twitter both loves and hates the idea

The new 'like hiding' feature is currently being tested with users in Canada.

Cut the crap, Mark Zuckerberg, nobody cares if Facebook is encrypted, and you know it
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Cut the crap, Mark Zuckerberg, nobody cares if Facebook is encrypted, and you know it

Despite the lies, tone-deaf attitude & support for genocidal dictators, we continue to use Facebook.

Facebook F8: WhatsApp announces Product Catalogs targeting small businesses
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Facebook F8: WhatsApp announces Product Catalogs targeting small businesses

Small businesses using WhatsApp will now be able to display their product catalog within the platform.

Facebook's Portal smart display gets WhatsApp integration, Amazon Prime Video support
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Facebook's Portal smart display gets WhatsApp integration, Amazon Prime Video support

Facebook announced that both the Portal and Portal+ models will be brought to Europe this fall.

Facebook's new 'secret crushes' feature will help you find friends who are totally into you
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Facebook's new 'secret crushes' feature will help you find friends who are totally into you

Who isn’t curious to see whether a friend secretly likes them? Secret Crush will help you find out.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, management team take IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up
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Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, management team take IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up

Uber is set to price its $10 billion IPO on 9 May, seeking a valuation of up to $90 billion