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Italy Fines Facebook over Data Collection Violations

The Italian Competition Authority, Autorita Garante Della Concorrenza E Del Mercato (AGCM), has fined Facebook Ireland Ltd. and Facebook Inc. €7 million for not...

Canada Revenue Agency Locks out Users from Platform amid Hacking Investigation

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was forced to lock out the accounts of more than 100,000 users of its online service after user information...

UK Hotel Quarantine Booking Site Crashes just Hours After Opening

The website where UK travelers are required to book their hotel quarantine has crashed just hours after it was opened. The booking was required after...

Hacktivist group ‘Anonymous Malaysia’ Threatens Government over Data Breaches

Anonymous Malaysia has reappeared after staying quiet for more than five years and vowed to launch a cyber-attack against government websites and online assets...

Norwegian Watchdog Slaps Grindr with $11.7 Million Fine for Violating Data Privacy

The Norwegian Data Protection Authority (DPA) announced on Tuesday that it has fined dating app Grindr 100 million Norwegian crowns ($11.7 million) for illegally...

Socialarks Data Breached, 400GB of Personal Data Leaked

Israel-based research lab The Safety Detective reported that Chinese social media management company Socialarks was breached and has lead to the leak of 400GB...

More than 45 Million Digital Medical Images Exposed Online

Cybersecurity researchers announced on Tuesday that more than 45 million medical images, including confidential healthcare information of patients, were vulnerably exposed online without encryption...

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