Data breach

Hack me not: Here's how to ensure your device is safe from possible data breach

You cannot trust all apps, but if your mobile has a few trusted ones, you must ensure that they are updated

published on : 21st July 2021

Corporates’ laxity resulting in massive data leaks

A majority of such firms, however, have either not informed the impacted users or denied occurrence of such attacks. 

published on : 26th May 2021

Credit card, passport details of 45 lakh flyers leaked in massive Air India data breach

However, the airline said that CVV/CVC data of the credit card holders were not stored in their data.

published on : 21st May 2021

Days before Puducherry polls, HC directs UIDAI to probe into data breach

The court also made it clear that the ECI should deal with the perceived breach of code of conduct without putting a lid on the issue, and a separate probe initiated against the party should go on.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Army probing alleged data breach in Northern Command

The data breach took place when the soldier from Punjab and posted under the Northern Command was caught by officials dealing with the alleged issue, Army sources said here.

published on : 25th February 2021

Grindr faces USD 10mn fine in Norway for illegal data sharing

According to the authority, this violates the European Union's GDPR, or data protection rules, on valid consent that were introduced in May 2018.

published on : 26th January 2021

Facebook data breach: Senator asks US Congress to take action

Facebook on Friday admitted hackers broke into nearly 50 million users' accounts by stealing their "access tokens" or digital keys.

published on : 29th September 2018

No breach into Aadhaar database, clarifies UIDAI

The UIDAI has clarified regarding media report about the alleged data breach from a website aadhaar.epfoservices.com.

published on : 2nd May 2018

Facebook has a dedicated counter-terrorism team: CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg was asked questions related to how Facebook was planning to tackle on the opioid crisis, data protection, targeted ad system and curbing of terrorist and malicious activities.

published on : 12th April 2018

Mark​ Zuckerberg discloses Facebook working with Russia probe

Zuckerberg has disclosed his company is 'working with' special counsel Robert Mueller in the federal probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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

Australia privacy chief to probe Facebook over data breach

The social networking giant said Wednesday the data of up to 87 million people worldwide -- including more than 300,000 Australian users -- were shared with Cambridge Analytica.

published on : 5th April 2018

Data of up to 87 million Facebook users shared with UK firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook's chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer made the announcement in a statement announcing the implementation of new privacy tools for users of the huge social network.

published on : 5th April 2018

Cambridge Analytica seeks more time on government data breach notice

A source said that Cambridge Analytica has sought additional time of one week to respond to the government notice.

published on : 2nd April 2018
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