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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

Fingerprint, facial recognition data of over 1 million people exposed in the UK
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Fingerprint, facial recognition data of over 1 million people exposed in the UK

Researchers found that the biometric data controls access to secure facilities, was unprotected and mostly unencrypted.

Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected
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Data breach exposes over 700 million email accounts: How to see if you are affected

Along with the email ID, the security breach has also exposed close to 21 million passwords.

Facebook exposes 6.8 mn users' photos: How to check if yours were leaked too
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Facebook exposes 6.8 mn users' photos: How to check if yours were leaked too

Affected Facebook users were told that they would be given notification about the possible exposure.

Amazon probes employees for selling customer data to third-party companies
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Amazon probes employees for selling customer data to third-party companies

Amazon employees apparently sell internal data to merchants who sell their goods on the website.

Soldier's PAN, military ID details leak as Defence Ministry websites get hacked
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Soldier's PAN, military ID details leak as Defence Ministry websites get hacked

Several govt. websites were not functioning properly as they had been taken offline after the hack.

Data Protection Bill Series: Obligations on data fiduciaries and compromises made
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Data Protection Bill Series: Obligations on data fiduciaries and compromises made

The first place where a dilution of the rights is seen is in the requirement that the processing be lawful.

Some Facebook Group apps are resurfacing after they were locked down
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Some Facebook Group apps are resurfacing after they were locked down

These Group apps are accessible to admins through a new in-Facebook Groups apps browser.

Facebook respond to US Senate questions with 500 pages of answers: Report
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Facebook respond to US Senate questions with 500 pages of answers: Report

Facebook has followed up with 500 pages of answers to written questions from two Senate committees, The Verge reported on 11 June.

Former Cambridge Analytica boss admits to receiving Facebook data from researcher
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Former Cambridge Analytica boss admits to receiving Facebook data from researcher

Cambridge Analytica said after the film was broadcast by Channel 4 television in March that the comments did not “represent the values or operations of the firm.”

Facebook shared user data with about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung: Report
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Facebook shared user data with about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung: Report

While the device partnerships allowed Facebook to expand its reach, it let the phone makers offer customers popular features of the social network.

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wouldn't mind giving a chance to be the CEO of Facebook
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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wouldn't mind giving a chance to be the CEO of Facebook

"It's the biggest news platform in the world. Most people in our country get their news — true or not from Facebook," Clinton was quoted as saying.

Facebook is not going to compensate European users affected by the Cambridge Analytica data scandal as no sensitive data was shared
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Facebook is not going to compensate European users affected by the Cambridge Analytica data scandal as no sensitive data was shared

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica are already the targets of a class-action complaint filed by a Maryland resident seeking damages over the exploitation of U.S. users’ data without their permission.

Russian ads during the 2016 US presidential elections divided Americans on race: Report
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Russian ads during the 2016 US presidential elections divided Americans on race: Report

Facebook said that it gave more than 3,000 ads to Congress so they could better understand the extent of Russian interference in the last US Presidential election.

UIDAI rubbishes reports of Aadhaar enrollment software breach, claims to have necessary safeguards in place
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UIDAI rubbishes reports of Aadhaar enrollment software breach, claims to have necessary safeguards in place

"Also, all such enrolment attempts get rejected and Aadhaar is not generated. As on date more than 50,000 operators have been blacklisted," UIDAI said.

Cambridge Analytica investigation will continue even after the company's closure: Report
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Cambridge Analytica investigation will continue even after the company's closure: Report

“We will be examining closely the details of the announcements of the winding down of Cambridge Analytica and the status of its parent company.”

After Mark Zuckerberg testimony, BJP demands Rahul Gandhi apologise for links with Cambridge Analytica
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After Mark Zuckerberg testimony, BJP demands Rahul Gandhi apologise for links with Cambridge Analytica

Ravi Shankar Prasad has sought an apology from Rahul Gandhi for using Cambridge Analytica's services to boost Congress's reach in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Yes, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit for US Congress testimony on Cambridge Analytica scandal
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Yes, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will wear a suit for US Congress testimony on Cambridge Analytica scandal

Though best known for his "uniform" of jeans, sneakers and a fitted gray T-shirt — adding a hoodie if the weather demands — the Facebook CEO will don a suit and tie when he testifies before Congress this week. He already did Monday, when he met with lawmakers ahead of Tuesday's and Wednesday's grillings.

Facebook will bring the 'unsend' feature to Messenger, but only because Zuckerberg got caught deleting his messages
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Facebook will bring the 'unsend' feature to Messenger, but only because Zuckerberg got caught deleting his messages

Facebook's terms of service don't give the right to remove content from users' accounts unless it violates the company's community standards.

Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix its problems, says Mark Zuckerberg amidst data leak scandal
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Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix its problems, says Mark Zuckerberg amidst data leak scandal

Mark Zuckerberg has defended Facebook's business model and shot back at criticism of the social networking giant from Apple CEO Tim Cook.