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Personal info for 1.3 million Clubhouse users reportedly leaked online
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SamuraiMachete
micshasan
a SQL database with users' IDs, names, usernames, Twitter and Instagram handles and follower counts were posted to an online hacker forum. 1
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Last week, Cyber News reported on another data breach from a social platform: it found that personal data for 500 million LinkedIn users had been scraped and posted online. 1
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After A Major Hack, U.S. Looks To Fix A Cyber 'Blind Spot'
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JamesJalaPayneo
micshasan
"They understand the laws and the policies that we have within our nation, and so they're utilizing our own infrastructure, our own Internet service providers, to create these intrusions." 1
In a major breach last year, hackers widely believed to be from Russia's foreign intelligence service, the SVR, placed malware on a software update produced by the Texas company Solar Winds. 1
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13d ago 
from Iapp
Vaccine passports gaining traction, privacy conversations key
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micshasan
AngelaPerea
akrylov
The certificate would include a QR code to confirm authenticity. 1
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He likened it to a driver's license used to determine whether an individual is 21 years or older before purchasing alcohol in the U.S. 1
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"The mere fact of vaccination or not does run the risk of pulling in a whole host of other health data in order to validate it in the same way that a clinical diagnosis might." 1
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5d ago 
from CBC
Facebook downplays 'old' breach exposing info on 533 million users | CBC News
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JamesJalaPayneo
Facebook is downplaying the significance of a data breach that saw the personal information of 533 million of its users accessed online, saying the information is old and the vulnerability that was exploited was closed almost two years ago. 1
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Cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock calculated that almost 3.5 million Canadians were included. 1
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How A Facial Recognition Tool Found Its Way Into Hundreds Of US Police Departments, Schools, And Taxpayer-Funded Organizations
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micshasan
The New York City-based startup claims to have amassed one of the largest-known repositories of pictures of people's faces - a database of more than 3 billion images scraped without permission from places such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. 1
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"This is a powerful tool, and it needs accountability," Redd said. 1
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They pretty much have free rein to use it how they want." 1
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More Than 500 Million Facebook User's Data Has Been Leaked
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JamesJalaPayneo
The information that was exposed includes that of 32 million U.S. users, 11 million U.K. users and 6 million Indian users. 1The data includes Facebook IDs, full names, phone numbers, birthdates, locations and bios. 1Some users also had their email addresses leaked. 1
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Was my Facebook hacked? How to check if your data is among the 533 million leaked accounts
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JamesJalaPayneo
That means there's about a 20% chance a Facebook user has had their details leaked. 1
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Here's how to check if your data was among the 533 million leaked accounts: 1
Go to HaveIBeenPwned.com. 1
Enter the email address that you use for your Facebook account. 1
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8d ago 
from Wired
The UK Is Trying to Stop Facebook's End-to-End Encryption
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JamesJalaPayneo
It would prevent any access to messaging content and severely erode tech companies' ability to tackle the most serious illegal content on their own platforms, including child abuse and terrorism." 1
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They, too, also issued breach notices...
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JamesJalaPayneo
La Clinica's ongoing investigation has determined that unauthorized access to the affected systems occurred, and ended, on January 12, 2021.... [Information] may have included some of the following information: your full name, date of birth, phone number, home address, health insurance information, and certain health information such as dates of service, diagnosis, test results, and treatment information related to care received at La Clinica. 1
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Content Moderation Is A Losing Battle. Infrastructure Companies Should Refuse to Join the Fight
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test20210406
Last August, Facebook banned some militant groups and other extremist movements tied to violence in the U.S. Now, Facebook is still helping expand the groups' reach by automatically creating new pages for them and directing people who "like" certain militia pages to check out others, effectively helping these movements recruit and radicalize new members. 1
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