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Android apps are collecting user data even after being denied permission

Over 1,000 Android apps are harvesting your data without permission A new research study revealed that more than 1,000 Android apps available in Google Play Store violated permissions to steal private data such as messages, call logs, photos and more. Researchers from UC Berkeley’s International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), which […]

Hackers breach Stack Overflow Q&A platform and compromise users’ data

Stack Overflow confirms hackers breached its systems; some users’ data compromised Stack Overflow, a popular question and answer site for professional and tech programmers, recently confirmed that their systems were breached by hackers. “Over the weekend, there was an attack on Stack Overflow. We have confirmed that some level of […]

Data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users found on Amazon cloud servers

Hundreds of millions of Facebook user data exposed on Amazon public servers In yet another security breach, millions of Facebook records were left exposed on the publicly accessible Amazon’s cloud servers. Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, found two separate sets of Facebook user data posted publicly on Amazon’s cloud […]

Facebook claims that Google and Twitter also collect users’ offline data

Facebook drags Google and Twitter into privacy scuffle Recently, it was revealed that data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were involved in a privacy data scandal wherein the former illegally harvested up to 87 million Facebook users’ personal data without their knowledge and consent. Facebook allowed thousands of app […]