The CEO of the Australian telco immediately apologized but sources says up to 9 million customers may be affected because foreign hackers exploited a leaky API.
US police cut costs and worked around the need for court warrants by buying location data gathered by apps on 250mn phones. But there is no great outrage because we are complacent about privacy.
The Israeli phone spyware company will reduce its headcount by one in seven as it struggles with multiple law suits.
Hold Security found files on the dark net with emails and social security numbers for 23mn people who were customers of AT&T.
Details for 5.4 million accounts were breached, prompting Twitter to find new ways to shift responsibility for privacy on to users.
The mobile operator will also spend another $150mn on upgrading security following a 2021 privacy breach that compromised data relating to 76.6 million people.
A growing number of devices use radio waves in the mmWave band, making it easier to adapt this technology for nefarious purposes.
Russian disinformation portrayed Richard Dearlove as a leader of a pro-Brexit group that has overthrown the UK government.
The telco played down the importance of the breach whilst the hacker mocked ‘idiot’ employees for believing he was from PC support.
The Irish Data Protection Commission has spent over 6 years fighting legal battles to deny the privacy rights of a hospice worker.