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Threesome app exposes 1.5 million users’ data from White House to 10 Downing Street

3Fun has been categorized as being “probably the worst security for any dating app ever seen.”

10 Aug 2019 1:44 PM

Security flaw exposes 885 million First American real estate documents

These digitised records include bank account numbers and statements, mortgage and tax records, social security numbers and more.

27 May 2019 10:49 AM

UK police will not probe sacked defence minister over Huawei leak

The opposition Labour Party had called for a criminal investigation into the leak.

05 May 2019 10:43 AM

Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposed

An unauthorised third party gained access to the information through employee email accounts.

21 Apr 2019 11:49 AM

Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

The bug gave hundreds of apps unauthorised access to photos that could in theory include images that would embarrass some.

16 Dec 2018 12:39 PM


Russia, stung by intelligence leaks, plans to tighten data protection

The bill produced by Russia’s communications ministry, bars unauthorised people from creating and publishing databases.

25 Nov 2018 11:27 AM

Google+ to shut down consumer version after 500,000 users data exposed

Google said software glitch in social site gave outside developers potential access to private Google+ profile data between 2015 and 2018.

09 Oct 2018 10:43 AM

At least 32,000 smart homes and businesses at risk of leaking data: Avast

Under certain conditions cybercriminals can track a user’s whereabouts which can be a serious privacy and security threat.

27 Aug 2018 2:36 PM

Trai views on data privacy, security in telecom sector: R S Sharma

Trai had floated a consultation paper on the privacy, security and ownership of data in telecom sector last year.

22 Apr 2018 11:56 AM

Apple warns its representatives on dripping information

In a leaked internal memo, the company had reportedly told employees it ‘caught 29 leakers’ last year and 12 were arrested.

14 Apr 2018 10:49 AM


Facebook repents for not auditing Cambridge Analytica

Political consultancy improperly accessed user data nearly three years ago.

07 Apr 2018 9:18 AM

In an age of leaks, just lock your data & sell it

Using your data to analyse behaviour trends is also acceptable, if only aggregated, secondary data is made public.

03 Apr 2018 5:35 AM

Govt notice to Facebook over data leak

Facebook has been asked to give its response by April 7.

29 Mar 2018 6:58 AM

Firms to face action for releasing data with name: Prasad

Government is committed to make best use of big data in establishing rule of precision governance.

12 Sep 2017 7:19 PM

UIDAI refutes reports of Aadhaar data snoop; says system secure

The UIDAI said that such misinformation was being spread by certain "vested interests".

28 Aug 2017 8:18 AM


Panel to submit report on data protection by year-end: IT Minister

The government may frame a separate law, if required, or introduce regulations under IT Act for data privacy.

24 Aug 2017 6:39 PM

Alibaba owned UC Browser under govt lens over data leaks of Indian users

The government probe comes amid tensions between India and China and could lead to ban of the browser in India.

22 Aug 2017 8:16 PM

Govt directs 21 smartphone makers to share security info

The IT ministry has written to 21 smartphones makers and majority of these companies are Chinese device manufacturers

17 Aug 2017 11:21 AM