Facebook once again is in the news over a lawsuit filed against it for the Cambridge Analyica scandal.
While a lot of outrage over Australia’s anti-encryption laws have been confined to the borders, security worries are now extending beyond the country’s borders.
The bad news hitting social media networks continues with Facebook being hit with a data leak. People’s pictures may have been exposed.
The creators of encrypted messaging app Signal says it will refuse to comply with Australia’s anti-encryption laws.
What’s worse than one data leak? Two data leaks. Because of this development, Google says it’ll be shuttering Google+ even earlier.
Things have gotten even more heated in the war on encryption. Australia’s spy chief came out swinging, blasting anti-encryption critics as motivated by “self-interest”.
In yet another anti-technological move, Australia has now passed its anti-encryption bill in spite of widespread protests.
Quora, a social media platform for asking questions, has suffered a data breach. 100 million user accounts have been compromised.
Ride hailing service Uber has been fined €1 Million for the data breach it experienced in 2016. The total fine comes from two different countries.
November seems to be ending with a bang on the security front. Marriott has been hit with a huge 500 million account data breach.