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Facebook could be hit with a record settling multi-billion dollar fine from the FTC for privacy violation

Facebook is negotiating a multi-billion dollar fine with the FTC over privacy probe Facebook could be slapped a multi-billion dollar fine from the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) over recent privacy lapses, according to a report from The Washington Post. The FTC has been investigating into Facebook’s privacy and security-violating practices […]

Google decides to kill off Google+ earlier than planned

Another data leak forces Google to close down Google+ in April 2019 In October this year, we had reported how personal data of hundreds of thousands of Google+ social media users were exposed after a software glitch between 2015 and March 2018. Following the data exposure, Google had decided to […]

Hackers accessed 29 million user accounts, says Facebook

Facebook confirms 29 million users’ data accessed by hackers: How to check if your account has been hacked Last month, Facebook was hit by the worst-security breach where the hackers accessed personal information of millions of users. Back then, Facebook had said that the hack had exposed data of approximately […]