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Meta took down 24.6 million pieces of bad content from Facebook and over 2.7 million pieces of content from Instagram in March 2022. Here are the details. Meta took down a total of 27.3 million pieces of bad content from two of its social media platforms – Facebook and Instagram – in the month of March this year. Of these, 24.6 million pieces of bad content were taken down across 13

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Apple, Meta gave user data to hackers pretending to be police officials

The slip-up took place in mid-2021 with Apple and Meta providing information such as customer address, phone number and IP address in response to ‘emergency data requests’. Apple, Meta and Discord handed over user data to hackers who pretended to be law enforcement officials. According to a Bloomberg report, the slip-up took place in mid-2021 with the three companies providing information such as customer

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Microsoft confirms Lapsus$ hacker group breached its systems

Microsoft said that Lapsus$ uses a combination of phone-based social engineering and SIM-swapping to gather information about targeted individuals and organisations. Microsoft has confirmed that hacker group Lapsus$, which is also responsible for data breaches at Nvidia, Samsung and Okta, has gained limited access to its systems. The company confirmed the breach after the hacker group shared a file

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Meta warns 50,000 users about being targeted by mercenary spy firms

The targeted Facebook users include journalists, dissidents, critics of authoritarian regimes, families of opposition members and human rights activists. Facebook’s parent company Meta has warned 50,000 users across its platform about being targeted and spied-on by surveillance-for-hire firms. Meta, in a blog post, said that users targeted by these surveillance companies are located in

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SpiceJet data breach affects 1.2 million passengers: Report

SpiceJet data breach affecting 1.2 million passengers in the country. Follow latest tech news, reviews, features and more on BGR India A data breach has hit one of India’s largest privately-held carriers, SpiceJet, affecting 1.2 million passengers in the country. Security researchers who first revealed the data breach told TechCrunch that they gained access to the

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Credit card records of millions left exposed by payments startup for nearly 3 weeks

A review of a portion of the data base revealed that each transaction contained credit card number and expiry date besides the amount spent. A New York-based payments startup left millions of credit card transaction records exposed for anyone to see on the Internet for nearly three weeks before securing it, a media report said on Thursday. Security researcher Anurag Sen found

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Dota 2’s The International will take place in Southeast Asia for the first time

Heading to Singapore this fall Dota 2’s annual tournament, The International, will take place in Singapore this October. While Valve has held The International in the US, Canada, China, Germany, and Romania in the past, this is the first time the global esports competition is

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Hyundai is building EV and battery production facilities in Georgia

Hyundai is building facilities dedicated to manufacturing electric vehicles and batteries in Savannah, Georgia. The plant will create over 8,000 jobs and produce 300,000 vehicles annually. Hyundai is building facilities dedicated to manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries in Savannah, Georgia, marking Hyundai’s first EV-only plant in the US (via CNBC). The South Korean automaker will spend $5.5 billion on the new

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