Data Leak

Saudi Aramco facing USD 50 million cyber extortion demand over leaked data

A page accessed by the media on the darknet claimed the extortionist held 1 terabyte worth of Aramco data.

published on : 21st July 2021

The anniversary WhatsApp scam is back, now it's Lulu Hypermarket 'offering free gifts'!

Trusting the Lulu logo on the top left of the page, thousands have shared the link over WhatsApp in Kerala alone believing the 'promotion' to be real.

published on : 14th July 2021

System not compromised, leaked messages don't have sensitive data: DBS Bank

Hackers have allegedly compromised servers of enterprise communications firm Route Mobile, even as the company claimed that data of its customers is safe.

published on : 15th April 2021

Hackers 'scraped' data of more than half-billion users in 2019 leak, says Facebook

Hudson Rock cybercrime intelligence firm CTO Alan Gal said that all 533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free.

published on : 7th April 2021

Personal details of 6.1 million people from India hacked

The leaked details allegedly include names, phone numbers and other details of users of Facebook, a social media giant that had 2.80 billion monthly active users as of December 31, 2020.

published on : 5th April 2021

Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said engineers discovered the breach on Tuesday, and patched it on Thursday night.

published on : 28th September 2018

Aadhaar case Explainer: What is the Supreme Court judgement all about?

In case you have not been keeping a track of the incidents leading to today's landmark judgement, here is all you need to know about Aadhaar and the verdict

published on : 26th September 2018

UK lawmaker says fine imposed on Facebook over user privacy

Facebook has been under fire ever since allegations surfaced that London-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica used data from tens of millions of Facebook accounts. 

published on : 11th July 2018

Andhra Pradesh government website leaks Aadhaar, caste, religion data of 1.3 lakh people

A security researcher Kodali Srinivas has exposed how a State government website was leaking the Aadhaar data, bank accounts complete with IFSC code, caste and religion data.

published on : 25th April 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admits sharing his personal data with Cambridge Analytica

Mark Zuckerberg remarks came as he opened the second day of a congressional inquisition in the wake of the worst privacy debacle in his company's history.

published on : 11th April 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg avoids revealing own personal information in US Senate hearing

Of the hundreds of questions thrown at Zuckerberg, none appeared to flummox the Facebook founder more than Senator Dick Durbin's pointed query about where he slept the previous evening.

published on : 11th April 2018

Mark Zuckerberg takes responsibility for data leak, says Facebook in arms race with Russia

In his first formal congressional appearance, the Facebook founder and chief executive sought to quell the storm over privacy and security lapses at the social media giant.

published on : 11th April 2018

Will ensure fair elections take place in India, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in US Senate hearing

Zuckerberg said he was sorry that Facebook was being used for circulating fake news and was becoming a tool for foreign interference in elections. 

published on : 11th April 2018

Facebook data leak: Indian government to wait for Cambridge ​Analytica's reply before action 

Analytica has been accused of harvesting personal information of over millions of Facebook users illegally to influence polls in several countries.

published on : 5th April 2018

Massive data breach: Give me another chance, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

Zuckerberg, who co-founded Facebook in 2004, once again admitted the lapses and asked for another chance to lead the company.

published on : 5th April 2018
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