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Another Failure In Protecting User Data: Information Of 267 Million Facebook Users Was Exposed Online

ICT News- Dec 23, 2019

Another Failure In Protecting User Data: Information Of 267 Million Facebook Users Was Exposed Online

Facebook’s privacy scandals seem endless, making us wonder when it will protect its user data properly. The latest incident affected 267 million users.

Minister Says The Government Has The Right To Spy On Citizens, What Does That Leave Us?

Features- Nov 22, 2019

Minister Says The Government Has The Right To Spy On Citizens, What Does That Leave Us?

A parliament minister said that the government has the power and authority to intercept anyone’s communications. And here's why that's bad.

Google Is Found Using Hidden Webpages To Send User Data To Companies

ICT News- Sep 05, 2019

Google Is Found Using Hidden Webpages To Send User Data To Companies

According to new evidence, Google appears to be sharing personal user data with advertisers using hidden webpages, which is against its own rules.

Instagram Has Banned Ad Partner For Improper User Data Collection

ICT News- Aug 09, 2019

Instagram Has Banned Ad Partner For Improper User Data Collection

Hyp3r was found by Instagram to scrape public information like the user’s profile info, photos, and physical locations for ad targeting purpose.

Facebook Is Collecting User Data Through The 'Like' Button On Websites

ICT News- Jul 31, 2019

Facebook Is Collecting User Data Through The 'Like' Button On Websites

The top court of Europe decided that companies using the Like button as a plugin have joint responsibility with Facebook for the transfer of user data.

FaceApp Says It Doesn't Store Your Photos, Sell Or Share Your Personal Data

ICT News- Jul 18, 2019

FaceApp Says It Doesn't Store Your Photos, Sell Or Share Your Personal Data

With all the fun people are having with FaceApp, there’s one thing they may forget when uploading the photos of their own faces: privacy concern.

Truecaller Indian User Data Is Sold On The Dark Web And The Company Denies A Data Breach

Features- May 24, 2019

Truecaller Indian User Data Is Sold On The Dark Web And The Company Denies A Data Breach

Truecaller users' personal data belonging to lakhs of its Indian users is for sale on the Internet, according to new information surfacing online.

Don't Break Up Tech Giants, European Antitrust Chief Says

ICT News- Mar 12, 2019

Don't Break Up Tech Giants, European Antitrust Chief Says

If we have to break up big tech, it should be the last measure to take, according to Margrethe Vestager, a European Union’s competition commissioner.

Apple Has Just Bought A Privacy Domain, What Is It Planning?

ICT News- Mar 06, 2019

Apple Has Just Bought A Privacy Domain, What Is It Planning?

The purchase took place on March 4, as revealed in public registration records. For now, there is nothing posted on the site.

A New Data Privacy Proposal Has Been Introduced By The Democratic Senators

ICT News- Dec 21, 2018

A New Data Privacy Proposal Has Been Introduced By The Democratic Senators

Politics Democratic senators have introduced new regulations relating to the handling of user data with the aim of protecting user’s personal information.

Instagram’s ‘Download Your Data’ Feature Exposed Multiple User Passwords

ICT News- Nov 20, 2018

Instagram’s ‘Download Your Data’ Feature Exposed Multiple User Passwords

A bug in Instagram's new feature, 'Download Your Data', has exposed several passwords of users and the data has been stored on Facebook servers.