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Cyber Attack news headlines trending on Google

1.) The government of Britain has announced that it is going to sue United States-based Facial Recognition for Clearview AI Inc. for £7.5 million, as it was indulging in fraudulent activities to get user information without their prior consent. UK’s ICO has announced an investigation on this note and revealed that Clearview got and used […]

Email address of new Facebook users leaked on the website

In a media update given by Facebook (FB) today, the social media giant admitted that it might have unintentionally uploaded email address of over 1.5 million users on its platform since May 2016. Nevertheless, the leaked data only includes email addresses of new users who have subscribed for the service on or after April’16. Mark […]

Facebook Research App data scandal

Facebook which is trying hard to shrug off its presence from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal is reportedly caught up in the latest which is about a paid ‘Research App’. From the past three years i.e. from 2016, the Mark Zuckerberg Company has been testing an app meant for teens and young adults (aged 13 […]

Facebook to face $22.5 million penalties for data privacy violations

Mark Zuckerberg’s company Facebook is on the verge of facing a penalty of $22.5 million by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). And if this penalty turns into a reality, this could be the biggest fine ever imposed on any company in the history of North America. FTC is now not in a position to […]

The biggest data breaches of all times till date

All these days Cybersecurity Insiders has reported to its reader’s info about the news of cyber attacks and the top data breaches which happened in the current year. But on the last day of this year, it would like to bring to your notice a list of the largest reported data breaches of USA in […]

US Parliament seizes Facebook owner’s data sharing emails

Despite the court order of keeping the investigation & findings private, the US parliament has seized all private documents including emails related to data sharing from Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The news is out that the evidence proving Facebook as guilty in the Cambridge Analytica Scandal will be presented before the Senate early […]

Cyber Attack news trending now

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has put the blame of Cambridge Analytica scandal surrounding his company on the long-serving COO Sheryl Sandberg and declared that his company was at war against certain media outlets which he blames for the company’s nightmare 2 yrs. Returning to a combative leadership observed at the inception of the social media […]

WhatsApp founder data privacy war with Facebook turns Murky

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton data privacy war with Facebook has turned out murky when Facebook Executive David Marcus gave a fitting reply to the latter’s claim on Forbes. In an interview to Forbes a few days ago, Acton said that after acquiring his company for $19 billion, Mark Zuckerberg and his team were planning to […]

Cambridge Analytica data scandal makes 25% of young adults in America delete Facebook app

Did you delete the Facebook app from your phone or tablet recently? If yes, then you are not the only one who has done so due to privacy concerns. A survey conducted by Pew Research says that nearly 25% of young adults in America have deleted their respective accounts from the Facebook platform after the […]

FBI Investigates cyber incident on ‘Pro-Russian’ Candidate in Trump Administration

Well, the news is out that a Cyber Attack took place on a democratic rival of Rep.Dana Rohrabacher(R-CA), who is one of the few Pro-Russian candidates in Trump Administration. News source Rolling Stone reports that the attack took place on Dr. Hans Keirstead, who fell short of just 125 votes in the election of California […]

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