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“A Mysterious Database Exposed 200 Million Americans’ Personal Info”

“Here’s a strange one: CyberNews reported Friday that a Google Cloud database exposed the personal information of roughly 200 million Americans. It’s not clear who owned the database, however, and it appeared to have been wiped on March 3. But that wasn’t … Continue reading

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“Facebook faces a lawsuit in Canada over refusal to do more to protect users’ data”

“The Canadian Privacy Commissioner has brought the US company to court after it refused to take measures to protect personal information following a probe that showed it virtually shunned responsibility over users’ data. Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien now seeks Facebook … Continue reading

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STOLEN: “Thousands of Disney customers get personal details hacked”

“Thousands of Disney customers say they have been hacked after signing up to its online streaming service. Since Disney+ went live, hackers have stolen thousands of customers’ accounts and put them up for sale on the dark web, according to … Continue reading

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“Secret FBI Subpoenas For Personal Data Go Far Beyond Previously Known”

“Secret subpoenas issued by the FBI for personal data go far deeper than previously known, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, according to the New York Times. The agency says the … Continue reading

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“Personal Information Of Thousands Of LAPD Officer, Applicants Exposed By Data Breach”

” City officials say they are investigating a data breach of the personal information of thousands of Los Angeles Police Department officers. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office issued a statement Monday confirming that the breach was discovered Thursday and “involved limited information … Continue reading

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“AT&T ACCUSED OF SELLING PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ‘ANYONE'”

“A lawsuit has been filed in federal court in California that accuses AT&T of selling the location data of its phone customers to “anyone for any purpose.” That’s a violation of its promise to customers to protect such information, including … Continue reading

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“Critics slam $5 billion Facebook fine as weak”

“The biggest tech critics in Congress, who had long pushed for tough penalties on Facebook over its handling of consumer data, made it clear that the settlement terms fell short of their expectations. “The FTC just gave Facebook a Christmas … Continue reading

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