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More than 95,000 data breach complaints since rules kicked in

The GDPR gives new powers to privacy enforcers, allowing them to levy fines of up to 4 percent of global revenue.

27 Jan 2019 10:33 AM

'Collection #1' data breach is just the tip of the iceberg

The data dump is just a subset of a much larger tranche of passwords made available on the dark web.

18 Jan 2019 6:31 PM

More than 772 million email addresses leaked in Collection #1 data breach

The leaked data, containing 22 million unique passwords and over 772 million email addresses.

18 Jan 2019 10:47 AM

So you stayed at a Starwood hotel: Tips on data breach

The information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised.

02 Dec 2018 2:41 PM

Massive database breach leaves millions of text messages exposed

A security breach of a server has exposed the database containing tens of millions of text messages.

17 Nov 2018 1:42 PM


Data leak affects thousands of wealthy Moscow residents

People affected by the high-profile data leak are all clients of Moscow-based internet provider Akado Telecom.

04 Nov 2018 8:24 AM

Paytm says consumer data safe after founder's personal data stolen

This is a case of personal data theft of Vijay Shekhar Sharma, where three arrests were made yesterday.

24 Oct 2018 8:06 AM

China consumer group raps Apple after ID thefts

Apple said that an internal investigation had found that a “small number of our users’ accounts were accessed through phishing scams.

20 Oct 2018 11:42 AM

Update: Data breaches compromised 3.3 billion records in first half of 2018

Gemalto has withdrawn the alleged AADHAAR data error from the Breach Level Index.

19 Oct 2018 10:56 AM

Facebook now says data breach affected 29 million users

The company said it would message affected users over the coming days to tell them what type of information had been accessed.

16 Oct 2018 8:09 AM


Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon said there has been a cyber breach of travel records that compromised the personal information and credit card data.

14 Oct 2018 5:43 PM

Facebook says hackers did not use stolen logins on third-party sites

The announcement comes after Facebook last week disclosed its worst-ever security breach.

03 Oct 2018 7:58 AM

Uber to pay $148 million to settle data breach cover-up with US states

The settlement with 50 US states and Washington DC brings closure to one of several high-stakes legal battles Uber is seeking to resolve.

28 Sep 2018 8:35 AM

German antitrust watchdog to take action on Facebook this year

The probe is being closely watched in Europe amid mounting concerns over leaks of data on tens of millions of Facebook users.

28 Aug 2018 9:14 AM

T-Mobile discovers security breach of customer information

The cyber-security team found and shut down unauthorized access to certain information on August 20.

25 Aug 2018 10:15 AM


Data breach: CBI to seek clarification from UK firms

Prasad said that Facebook responded that they will streamline their internal processes regarding handling of personal data.

14 Aug 2018 6:01 AM

New consumer data privacy policy from Trump administration

California, the most populous US state, and the European Union have both adopted data protection rules.

28 Jul 2018 4:12 PM

Governmant panel proposes 'India only' policy for critical personal data

The recommendation comes at a time when data breaches are becoming common globally.

28 Jul 2018 7:33 AM

Singapore says hackers stole 1.5 mn health records in cyberattack

Singapore's health and information ministries said a government database was broken into in a deliberate, targeted and well-planned strike.

22 Jul 2018 8:38 AM

IBM Study: Hidden costs of data breaches increase expenses for businesses

The study found that the average cost of a data breach in India is estimated at Rs 119 million, a 7.9 per cent increase from the 2017.

20 Jul 2018 7:02 PM