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Cathay Pacific faces probe over massive data breach

Cathay Pacific faces probe over massive data breach

Hong Kong's privacy commissioner will launch a compliance investigation into Cathay Pacific Airways over a data breach involving 9.4 million passengers, saying the carrier may have violated privacy rules.

Up to 50mn Facebook accounts breached in attack

Up to 50mn Facebook accounts breached in attack

Facebook revealed on Friday that up to 50 million accounts were breached by hackers, dealing a blow to the social network's effort to convince users to trust it with their data.

Britain to fine Facebook over data breach

Britain to fine Facebook over data breach

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) began investigating the social media giant earlier this year.

UK investigating Facebook's response to alleged data breach

UK investigating Facebook's response to alleged data breach

Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to secure data after reports that a political consultancy hired by Donald Trump improperly accessed information about 50 million Facebook users ...

Reporter named in Indian probe on database breach

Reporter named in Indian probe on database breach

The Unique Identification Authority of India said four people were named in its complaint to police in New Delhi to investigate the incident, including the reporter, and also her newspaper.

Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.