Data security 98% of mental health websites sharing data of visitors with third parties

Privacy International has alleged that almost all of Europe's most-visited mental health websites that offer help to patients of depression …

Breach UNICEF exposed personal details of over 8,000 users in bulk email

Personal details of thousands of people who use UNICEF's online learning portal Agora were exposed to many others in August …

Threats 281 scammers arrested but BEC scams continue to grow alarmingly

In a massive law enforcement operation across ten countries including the United States, the UK, Japan, France, and Nigeria, the …

Breach Over 419m phone numbers of Facebook users found in unsecured web server

A security researcher recently discovered an unsecured web server that contained more than 419 million phone numbers that are associated …

Children $170 million fine for Google’s YouTube collecting children’s data

Google, owned by Alphabet Inc, and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke …

Social media Facebook’s facial recognition setting causes a stir

Facebook, the social media company, is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt …

Surveillance Why Apple will stop their default practise of storing Siri recordings

Apple has said it would quit its default practice of retaining users audio recordings of requests made to Siri, due …

Compliance FCA says e-commerce industry needs 18 months to be fully SCA-compliant

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has finalised a plan to give e-commerce players, such as card issuers, payments firm and …

Hacking Hackers target ECB’s BIRD website; steal personal data of subscribers

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced on Thursday that unknown hackers recently infiltrated one of its websites and stole names, …

Data leak British Airways blamed for exposing passenger data via unencrypted web links

Security researchers have warned that the mode of communication employed by British Airways to share check-in information with passengers could …

Breach Choice Hotels data breach: 700k data records lost to hackers

Leading US hotel group Choice Hotels suffered a major breach of customer records after unnamed hackers gained access to an …

Cyber attack European Central Bank shuts down one of its websites after cyber attack

The European Central Bank (ECB) shut down one of its websites on Thursday after it was hacked and infected with …