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After Facebook, data of 500 million LinkedIn users appears online; company says 'not a LinkedIn data breach'
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After Facebook, data of 500 million LinkedIn users appears online; company says 'not a LinkedIn data breach'

LinkedIn members’ full names, email addresses, phone numbers, genders, and more were visible in the leaked set of data.

Facebook says hackers 'scraped' personal data of over 530 million users in 2019 leak
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Facebook says hackers 'scraped' personal data of over 530 million users in 2019 leak

The data included phone numbers, birth dates, and email addresses, and some of the data appeared to be current, according to US media reports

Facebook data breach: What happened, were you targeted, how to protect yourself
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Facebook data breach: What happened, were you targeted, how to protect yourself

The Facebook breach once again highlights how many of the systems we use aren’t designed to adequately protect our information from cyber criminals.

Facebook data of over 500 million users from more than 100 countries found available on website for hackers
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Facebook data of over 500 million users from more than 100 countries found available on website for hackers

The data set has information from 106 countries including phone numbers, Facebook IDs, locations and email addresses

Facebook acknowledges that it shared data of some inactive users with third-party apps, says the issue has now been fixed
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Facebook acknowledges that it shared data of some inactive users with third-party apps, says the issue has now been fixed

Facebook says that from the past several months, approximately 5,000 developers continued to receive user data even after they were inactive for over 90 days.

Facebook removes exposed user data, associated with two apps, stored on Amazon servers
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Facebook removes exposed user data, associated with two apps, stored on Amazon servers

Cultura Colectiva said all of its Facebook records came from user interactions with its three pages on Facebook

Facebook regulators assessing claims of it sharing user data without permission
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Facebook regulators assessing claims of it sharing user data without permission

Facebook said it did not give companies access to personal data of users without their permission.

Facebook shares tank amid reports of it sharing user data with third-party apps
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Facebook shares tank amid reports of it sharing user data with third-party apps

Facebook's stock fell 7.25%, its biggest intraday drop since July, taking losses for the year to about 24%.

CBI begins investigation in Cambridge Analytica data breach case, matter being examined under IT Act, 2000
India

CBI begins investigation in Cambridge Analytica data breach case, matter being examined under IT Act, 2000

The CBI has started probing the role of British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica which is alleged to have illegally obtained data of Indians.

Facebook accused of collecting user data from its apps for mass surveillance: Report
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Facebook accused of collecting user data from its apps for mass surveillance: Report

A Facebook representative said the claims had no merit and contended that the social network does not log people's call and text history without their consent.

Mark Zuckerberg testimony: Facebook CEO exploits US senators' tech-illiteracy to escape unhurt despite grilling
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Mark Zuckerberg testimony: Facebook CEO exploits US senators' tech-illiteracy to escape unhurt despite grilling

The Senators were clearly out of their depth, and in some cases it resulted in hilarious exchanges between them and Zuckerberg

'Black Lives Matter' page on Facebook with over seven lakh followers is fake, operated by an Australian man: Claims report
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'Black Lives Matter' page on Facebook with over seven lakh followers is fake, operated by an Australian man: Claims report

The biggest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook was fake with ties to a middle-aged white man in Australia, according to a CNN report.

Urvashi Rautela in a double role she never signed up for: Hotel room booked using actress' Aadhaar details
Bollywood

Urvashi Rautela in a double role she never signed up for: Hotel room booked using actress' Aadhaar details

Take it easy, Urvashi! While Urvashi Rautela has never shied away from baring it all, the Aadhar card did contain life-threatening details, like her age.

Cambridge Analytica row updates: Amid political blame game, OBI says it is 'looking to end association' with CA
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Cambridge Analytica row updates: Amid political blame game, OBI says it is 'looking to end association' with CA

The BJP and the Congress on Wednesday accused each other of using the services of embattled data consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica (CA).