Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram website leaked phone numbers and emails for months, researcher says

Instagram’s website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months, a researcher says. The source…

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Facebook Ordered By U.S. Judge To Turn Over Data Privacy Records

Facebook Ordered By U.S. Judge To Turn Over Data Privacy Records

A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy after data for…

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European Parliament Approves Mass ID Database Plans

European Parliament Approves Mass ID Database Plans

The European Parliament has approved plans to boost physical security by implementing a mass identity database, although privacy concerns persist. The Common Identity Repository (CIR)…

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Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Facebook lawyer says you don’t actually have any privacy on the site

Just one day before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at a shareholder meeting that he wants to build a “privacy-focused social platform,” the company’s lawyer argued that…

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42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data

A database containing records of tens of millions of users of various dating apps has been found publicly accessible, according to a researcher who says it…

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Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Facebook Sued By Australian Information Watchdog Over Cambridge Analytica-Linked Data Breach

Australia’s information commissioner is suing Facebook over allegedly breaching the privacy of over 300,000 Australians caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In a case…

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How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

How The Washington Privacy Act Compares To GDPR And CCPA

Washington legislators recently introduced the Washington Privacy Act (WPA). This legislation is a consumer-focused privacy law similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) but it also…

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Email Validation Service Verifications.io Leaks Personal Records of 2 Billion Users

Email Validation Service Verifications.io Leaks Personal Records of 2 Billion Users

Yet again, there is another data leak exposing personal data and business intelligence information from an unsecured source. Once again, researchers have uncovered yet another…

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‘Unknown Fund’ to Donate $75M in Bitcoin to Crypto, Anonymity-Focused Startups

‘Unknown Fund’ to Donate $75M in Bitcoin to Crypto, Anonymity-Focused Startups

An anonymous organization dubbed “Unknown Fund” is planning to give away $75 million in Bitcoin (BTC) to startups that are focused on anonymity and the…

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Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns

Facebook has been called upon by a group of data protection and privacy regulators to provide further information on its Libra project, asking how the…

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