The RingGo Car parking app data breach

The RingGo Car parking app data breach

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RingGo Car parking app data breach. The app shared 2000 customers’ private details after company suffers glitch Thousands of users of a parking app may have had their personal details shared with other customers. Around 2,000 customers of the parking app RingGo were presented with other people’s details when they logged into the service. Many […]

Sensitive personal data of almost 200 Million citizens exposed!

Sensitive personal data of almost 200 Million citizens exposed!

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Sensitive personal data exposed accidentally relating to almost 200 million US citizens by a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee. The 1.1 terabytes of data includes birthdates, home addresses, telephone numbers and political views of nearly 62% of the entire US population. The data was available on a publicly accessible Amazon cloud server. […]

Netskope Cloud Report: Data loss prevention policy violations in collaboration services like Slack or HipChat

Netskope Cloud Report: Data loss prevention policy violations in collaboration services like Slack or HipChat

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Netskope Cloud Report: Data loss prevention policy violations in collaboration services like Slack or HipChat are rising. This is according to new Netskope Cloud Report, which also adds that cloud services are generally underprepared for the upcoming GDPR regulation. Just Slack and HipChat are accounting for almost 10 per cent of all violations in the […]

Cometic surgery clinic data leaked!

Cometic surgery clinic data leaked!

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Hackers publish private photos from cosmetic surgery clinic Hackers have published more than 25,000 private photos, including nude pictures, and other personal data from patients of a Lithuanian cosmetic surgery clinic, police say. The images were made public on Tuesday by a hacking group calling themselves “Tsar Team”, which broke into the servers of the […]

Antitrust body fines Whatsapp due to sharing of data with Facebook

Antitrust body fines Whatsapp due to sharing of data with Facebook

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ROME: Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Friday it was imposing a 3 million-euro ($3.3 million) fine on messaging service Whatsapp for allegedly obliging users to agree to sharing their personal data with its parent company Facebook. All 28 European Union data protection authorities asked Whatsapp last year to stop sharing users’ data with Facebook due […]

Tesla wants to make self-driving cars a reality by collecting more video data from drivers

Tesla wants to make self-driving cars a reality by collecting more video data from drivers

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Tesla is asking vehicle owners for permission to collect more video data in an effort to “make self-driving a reality,” according to Electrek. The company is also updating its Autopilot software to lift many of the restrictions on how fast you can drive while using its semi-autonomous, hands-free feature. More fleet learning = better self-driving […]

Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance?

Could your Fitbit data be used to deny you health insurance?

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Wearing a fitness tracking device could earn you cash from your health insurance company. At first, this sounds lucrative for the people who participate, and good for the companies, who want healthier insurance customers. But it’s not quite so simple. Under the program, people who have certain health insurance coverage plans with UnitedHealthcare can elect […]

Three UK customers, in fresh storm, complain of “shocking” data breach

Three UK customers, in fresh storm, complain of “shocking” data breach

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Operator’s My3 service temporarily exposed customers’ details to strangers. Three mobile customers—some of whom were only recently told that fraudsters had ransacked their sensitive information after the operator’s handset upgrade database was targeted—have been hit by another data breach. An unknown number of the carrier’s subscribers who logged into their My3 accounts were able to […]