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Sephora’s app users had their data compromised

The French retailer announced it discovered a data breach at the end of July, two weeks after it happened, according to The Independent. The personal information of the customers from Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Australia and New…
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Personal data peddled by browser plug-ins

Eight catastrophically leaky browser extensions were discovered by researcher Sam Jadali, according to FeedSpot Together with a Washington Post columnist, Geoffrey A. Fowler, they discovered a disastrous situation about privacy, dubbed DataSpii, to add-ons or plug-ins of…
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WeTransfer Used in Malicious Spam Campaigns

Hackers abuse WeTransfer, the popular file-sharing service, to circumvent the defensive email gateways that should block spam messages with malicious URLs, according to Threat Post. The problem appears when the transfered file is an HTM or HTML file redirecting to a…
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Personal data transfer worldwide might be changed

The trial opened against Facebook by the Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems that could affect how hundreds of thousands of companies transfer personal data worldwide as well as Europeans’ privacy rights will start next week at Europe’s top court, according…
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Millions of Instagram passwords stored by Facebook

The company owned by Mark Zuckerberg admitted to having stored passwords of millions of Instagram users. The plaintext passwords for millions of Instagram users, along with millions of Facebook users, were accessible to some of the Facebook engineers, who according to the…