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Privacy Australian hacker fined for leaking Apple employee details online

A 24-year-old Australian has been convicted by a local court of hacking Apple and reportedly posting both employee details, and firmware, to Twitter and GitHub.

Privacy 20 Israelis sue Likud, Elector over app breach leaking voter data

Twenty Israelis are suing the Likud Party and the Elector app for NIS 1 million due to the data breach leaking the data of over six million Israelis and violating their privacy, Israeli media...

Privacy New iPhone Warning: Beware These 23 ‘Careless’ Cloud Apps Leaking Your Data—Here’s What You Do

If you have cloud-based apps on your iPhone, you should check the security settings now—before you send any more data.

Privacy Amazon's Ring Doorbell App Is Leaking User Data To Third Parties

Amazon's Ring Doorbell App isn't quite as private as might be expected and actually hands out user data to several third-parties without consent. That's based on a recent investigation conducted by...

Privacy EFF Busts Ring Doorbell App For Leaking Private Customer Data To Third-Party Firms

In this case, Ring’s data leaking is even more egregious than Avast's privacy nightmare that we told you about yesterday. The EFF found that Ring, which is owned by Amazon, is transmitting customer...

Privacy Ex-FBI Lawyer Lisa Page, Taunted by Trump, Sues DOJ and FBI for Violating Her Privacy by Leaking Texts

which otherwise could be unfavorable for the department,” the complaint states. “And the department could achieve all of this at the relatively low cost (in the department’s view) of the privacy of...

Privacy Ex-FBI Lawyer Lisa Page, Taunted by Trump, Accuses DOJ of Violating Her Privacy by Leaking Texts

which otherwise could be unfavorable for the department,” the complaint states. “And the department could achieve all of this at the relatively low cost (in the department’s view) of the privacy of...

Privacy TikTok may be leaking people's data from the US to China

But court cases and investigations are raising concerns about how the app shares people’s data. The fact that the app is owned by the Chinese tech giant ByteDance seems to be heightening the alarm.

Privacy Facebook Is Still Leaking Data More Than One Year After Cambridge Analytica

Facebook later said the firm connected to the Trump campaign may have improperly accessed data on 87 million users. The Federal Trade Commission slapped Facebook with a $5 billion fine as a result...

Privacy Mercedes app was leaking car owners' data to other users

Your car maker's mobile app can be very convenient, but it can also create privacy headaches in the wrong circumstances. Mercedes-Benz owners told TechCrunch that the car company's remote control...

Privacy With Firefox, stop leaking your data across the internet

The Firefox browser and its privacy tools can help protect you and your data as ... stealthy tool that websites and advertisers use to build a specific profile of your online activities, using...

Privacy Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data

The findings highlight how even as privacy concerns have become a part of the discussion around consumer technology, new devices are adding to the hidden and often convoluted industry around data ...

Privacy Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data, researchers find

The findings highlight how even as privacy concerns have become a part of the discussion around consumer technology, new devices are adding to the hidden and often convoluted industry around data ...

Privacy Keep Firefox from leaking your data across the internet

The Firefox browser and its privacy tools can help protect you and your data as ... stealthy tool that websites and advertisers use to build a specific profile of your online activities, using...

Privacy Apple iPhone Or iPad Contacts App Could Be Leaking Your Private Data

Researchers from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. have discovered a flaw in one of the most widely deployed pieces of software in the world, which also happens to be the backend for the ...

Privacy These Apps Might Block Robocalls, But May Also Be Leaking Your Private Data

Mobile phones are ubiquitous these days, and both spammers and scammers have responded by targeting these devices with robocalls—chances are, the IRS is not really after you, despite what that ...

Privacy Facebook gets away with $5b FTC fine for leaking your data

To implement this, we’ll have to review our technical systems to document any privacy risks and how we’re handling them. Going forward, when we ship a new feature that uses data, or modify an ...

Privacy Over 100 Chinese loan apps are leaking millions of users’ financial data

In China, over 100 loan apps are leaking their users’ private data, including contact details, financial information, and even location data. The information is contained in a database spanning ...

Privacy Keep Firefox from leaking your data everywhere on the internet

Firefox and its privacy tools can help protect you and your data as you ... stealthy tool that websites and advertisers use to build a specific profile of your online activities, using subtle hints...

Privacy Gay dating app fined $240,000 for leaking nudes and other personal data

The makers of the gay dating app Jack’d was fined $240,000 by the New York Attorney General’s Office for leaking private data and nude photos. The makers of the gay dating app Jack’d was fined ...