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Facebook revises affected account number to 30 million; investigation ongoing

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The company also says the FBI has been brought in for an investigation.

Slow disclosure of Google+ flaw draws attention of senators

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Republican senators have written to Google CEO Sundar Pichai demanding to know why the company was reportedly slow to disclose a software flaw in its Google+ social network.

DHS drone data left vulnerable, audit finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

While the Department of Homeland Security has looked to step up its use of drones to patrol the southern border, lax security policies have left the collected data vulnerable, a new audit finds.

Equifax fined maximum penalty under 1998 UK data protection law

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

The fine amounts to $664,000.

T-Mobile breach exposes data on 2 million customers

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Hackers have breached T-Mobile servers, exposing personal information on roughly 2 million customers, the mobile carrier has confirmed.

Lawmakers ask Google, Facebook not to work with Vietnamese government on new data laws

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Lawmakers object to a heavy-handed Vietnamese law that requires tech companies to remove content within 24 hours of getting a request from Vietnamese authorities.

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