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WhatsApp Data Breach Sees Nearly 500 Million User Records Up for Sale
A post on a “well-known hacking community forum” claims almost half a billion WhatsApp records have been breached and are up for sale.
Facebook Security Breach Exposes Accounts of 50 Million Users
Facebook, already facing scrutiny over how it handles the private information of its users, said on Friday that an attack on its computer network had exposed the personal information of nearly 50 million users. The breach, which was discovered this week, was the largest in the company’s 14-year history. The attackers exploited a feature in Facebook’s code to gain access to user accounts and potentially take control of them.
Huge new Facebook data leak exposed intimate details of 3m users
Data from millions of Facebook users who used a popular personality app, including their answers to intimate questionnaires, was left exposed online for anyone to access, a New Scientist investigation has found. Academics at the University of Cambridge distributed the data from the personality quiz app myPersonality to hundreds of researchers via a website with insufficient security provisions, which led to it being left vulnerable to access for four years.
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