Category: Social Networking
Posted by Matthew on December 18, 2018 in the following categories: Cybersecurity Data GDPR Mobile Data Security Smartphones Social Networking and tagged with apps | cybersecurity | data leak | database security | facebook | online security | personal data
There’s been another Facebook data leak, and yet again, millions of users are said to have been affected.
The fines that Facebook could now face in accordance with GDPR are mounting. This is one of many data leaks that have been revealed recently. The previous one, affecting some 29m users, was only discovered a couple of months ago.
In this latest Facebook data leak, a software bug has led to users’ photos being uploaded to websites without permission.
Posted by Matthew on November 28, 2018 in the following categories: Cybersecurity Latest Mobile Data Smartphones Social Networking Technology and tagged with cybersecurity | LinkedIn | online security | personal data | smart technology | Social Media
The most famous LinkedIn data breach stems from the 2012 hack that took years to come to light. But since then, there has reportedly been others.
There has reportedly been several other data breaches with connections to the Microsoft-owned networking site for professionals. But this latest LinkedIn data breach arises from the way some 18 million people’s email addresses have reportedly been used for targeted Facebook ads.
According to recent investigations, this is yet another data breach involving LinkedIn.