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Robinhood says email addresses of 5 million customers exposed in security breach

November 09, 2021 2:30 pm

Robinhood said it believed no social security numbers, bank account numbers, or debit card numbers were exposed and that there has been no financial loss to any customer.

User data of adult dating sites from over 100 countries exposed

September 15, 2020 2:55 pm

The data leak was 882.1GB in size. The type of data leaked includes notification contents, PII data, private messages, authentication tokens and links, email content. The breach was first discovered on August 31.

More than 7 lakh RailYatri users' personal data exposed: Report

August 27, 2020 7:41 am

The data was exposed to an extent that anyone with an IP address could have accessed 43GB of data, the cybersecurity firm revealed in a blog. However, RailYatri denied the alleged data breach and released a statement.

Govt denies data breach of 7 million BHIM users, cybersecurity firm maintains its claim

June 02, 2020 12:27 pm

Rotem and Locar of vpnMentor said that developers of the CSC-Bhim website could have easily avoided exposing user data if they had taken some basic security measures to protect the data.

Report claims SpiceJet passenger info accessed, airline doesn't confirm

January 31, 2020 11:50 am

A TechCrunch report claimed details of over 1.2 million SpiceJet passengers had been accessed by a US security researcher

Capital One says data of 100 million users hacked, ex-AWS worker accused

July 30, 2019 3:22 pm

Capital One Financial Corp. said data from about 100 million people in the US was illegally accessed after prosecutors accused a Seattle woman identified by Inc. as one of its former cloud service employees of breaking into the bank’s server.

Arrested from Rajasthan: IIT grad advertises ‘PM’s free laptop scheme’, steals data of 15 lakh people

June 03, 2019 3:54 pm

Police said the accused, Rakesh Jangid, managed to access data of 15 lakh people in just two days by spreading the misinformation on platforms such as WhatsApp. “

Andhra Pradesh: Data theft case registered, SIT formed to probe

March 08, 2019 1:34 am

The case was registered in Amaravati by Andhra Pradesh police on a counter complaint by TDP alleging "a conspiracy" by YSR Congress leaders and followers and some police officials of Telangana with the aim of "stealing" data belonging to it.

772 million email IDs outed in what could be largest data breach ever?

January 19, 2019 10:20 am

Email Address Data Breach: Have I been pwned? If your email ID appears in the breach, it is advised to change to a random password and switch on two-factor authentication.

Facebook bug gave developers broader access to user photos

December 16, 2018 3:40 pm

The bug, which spanned the 12 days between September 13 and September 25, potentially gave developers access to other images, such as photos uploaded to the site but not yet posted, Facebook said.