data breach

Twitter bug allows to match 17 million phone numbers with users

Security researcher Ibrahim Balic found that it was possible to upload entire lists of generated phone numbers through Twitter's contacts upload feature.

published on : 25th December 2019

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

Government issues notice to Facebook over data breach

The ministry has raised five questions in all including whether the personal data of Indian voters and users has been compromised by Cambridge Analytica or any other downstream entity in any manner.

published on : 28th March 2018

Cambridge Analytica scam: Whistleblower Christopher Wylie says group worked with Indian politicians including JD(U)

Wylie said his former employer Cambridge Analytica had an Indian arm and conducted election research on behalf of some parties including the JD(U), now a BJP ally, for 'desired outcome'.

published on : 28th March 2018