Category: Privacy & Compliance

Facebook may be fined billions for data breach

Facebook may be fined billions for data breach

It looks like Facebook is going to get a hefty fine for the data breach earlier this week. Possibly the social network would have to pay a fine of $1.63 billion for the leak that may have hacked fifty million accounts. Earlier this week Facebook reported that the accounts of up to fifty million peop... Read more

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Hackers capture data from 50 million Facebook users

Hackers capture data from 50 million Facebook users

Last weekend, Facebook announced that, in the event of a security problem, the data of almost fifty million users had been captured. It is not yet entirely clear how the hack exactly took place, but it has to do with a vulnerability in the way the View as function works. In a blog, Guy Rosen, vice p... Read more

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American watchdog suing Elon Musk for tweet

American watchdog suing Elon Musk for tweet

Elon Musk is being sued by the American stock exchange watchdog. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reached this decision in response to messages from Musk on Twitter. There he said he wanted to take Tesla off the scholarship. This had an impact on the share price and it is possible th... Read more

date4 years ago
Google recognizes exist secret Dragonfly project

Google recognizes exist secret Dragonfly project

Representatives of a number of large tech companies appeared before an American Senate committee. They talked about data privacy and concerns about consumer protection. Google sent his new privacy chief Ketih Enright to the hearing, and he received several questions about the rumors that Google is w... Read more

date4 years ago
Chrome 70 reverses controversial login function

Chrome 70 reverses controversial login function

Google had a pretty negative press last weekend due to a login feature it had added to Chrome 69 without warning. This criticism has been heard and immediately taken up, because from Chrome 70 users can choose whether they want to make use of it or not. During the weekend it turned out that people w... Read more

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Canadian data firm AIQ is the first to receive a GDPR warning

Canadian data firm AIQ is the first to receive a GDPR warning

The Canadian data firm AggregateIQ (AIQ) has the dubious honour of being the first to receive a GDPR warning. The British Information Commissioner Office (ICO) accuses the company of processing people's data for purposes they did not expect. According to the BBC, AIQ has protested and is appealing a... Read more

date4 years ago
Equities Red Hat decline in value after lower turnover

Equities Red Hat decline in value after lower turnover

Red Hat was unable to meet analysts' expectations when presenting its quarterly results. As a result, the value of the company's shares fell by 7 percent. Red Hat turned in the second quarter of this year's sales of $ 823 million. However, the expectations are lower and higher. Analysts assumed a t... Read more

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