Tag: data leaks

  • The corrective measures required post-Facebook data breach

    The corrective measures required post-Facebook data breach

    By Sameer Dhanrajani, The Facebook data breach raises urgent questions that need to be answered responsibly by our industry — given its terrifying scale and impact. In today’s world, data is a form of soft power, and it is essential for those who wield it, to use it responsibly so that consumer confidence isn’t compromised.…

  • US authorities confirm Facebook probe for data leaks

    US authorities confirm Facebook probe for data leaks

    New York : The US Federal Trade commission has confirmed that it was investigating Facebook after the leak of personal and other data on some 50 million users to political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. The FTC said on Monday that it “takes very seriously recent press reports raising substantial concerns about the privacy practices of…

  • Congress sharing users’ data with Singapore-based firm: BJP

    Congress sharing users’ data with Singapore-based firm: BJP

    New Delhi : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused the Congress of sharing users’ date to a Singapore-based firm. The accusation comes a day after Congress President Rahul Gandhi referred to a media report in which a French vigilante hacker in a series of tweets alleged that the personal data including email IDs,…