Indian Brokerage Firm Upstox Suffers Data Breach Leaking 2.5 Millions Users’ Data – Tempemail

Online trading and discount brokerage platform Upstox has become the latest Indian company to suffer a security breach of its systems, resulting in the exposure of sensitive information of approximately 2.5 million users on the dark web. The leaked information includes names, email addresses, dates of birth, bank account information, Continue Reading

Another huge data breach, another stony silence from Facebook | Facebook

Half a billion Facebook users’ accounts stolen. Personal information compromised. Telephone numbers and birth dates drifting across the internet being used for God knows what. And for four days, from Facebook’s corporate headquarters, nothing but silence. If this sounds familiar, it’s because it is. This week saw reports of a Continue Reading

Facebook will not notify more than 530m users exposed in 2019 breach | Facebook

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Facebook has not notified the more-than 530m users whose details were exposed on a hacker forum in 2019 and has no plans to do so, according to company representatives. Business Insider reported last week that phone numbers and other details from Facebook Continue Reading

How US Capitol attack surveillance methods could be used against protesters | US Capitol breach

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Over the past months, federal law enforcement has used a wide variety of surveillance technologies to track down rioters who participated in the 6 January attack on the US Capitol building – demonstrating rising surveillance across the nation. Recent news coverage of Continue Reading

Facebook says a breach that hit 533m is old news. Experts disagree | Facebook- Tempemail

After information from 533 million Facebook users was exposed to hackers, the company has tried to reassure users, saying that the data was leaked years ago and has since been secured. But experts say the issue is still grave – whether it happened in 2021 or years prior – largely Continue Reading

MobiKwik Suffers Major Breach — KYC Data of 3.5 Million Users Exposed – Tempemail

Popular Indian mobile payments service MobiKwik on Monday came under fire after 8.2 terabytes (TB) of data belonging to millions of its users began circulating on the dark web in the aftermath of a major data breach that came to light earlier this month. The leaked data includes sensitive personal Continue Reading

A few rightwing ‘super-spreaders’ fueled bulk of election falsehoods, study says | US Capitol breach- Tempemail

A handful of rightwing “super-spreaders” on social media were responsible for the bulk of election misinformation in the run-up to the Capitol attack, according to a new study that also sheds light on the staggering reach of falsehoods pushed by Donald Trump. A report from the Election Integrity Partnership (EIP), Continue Reading

Rain Suffers Private Data Breach – Tempemail

Image sourced from MyBroadband Rain has confirmed that hit by a security breach. The South African telco revealed in an email to subscribers that its security team discovered unauthorised access to the group’s invoice storage system. According to BusinessTech, the vulnerability has been “identified and remedied”. However, some historical invoices “may Continue Reading

Clubhouse Suffers ‘Data Breach’ After Promising Improved Security for Users – Tempemail

Image sourced from Daily Express A week since invitation-only audio-chat platform Clubhouse revealed that it would make security improvements for users, an attacker has proven the platform’s live audio can be siphoned. Clubhouse Spokesperson, Reema Bahnasy says that a user was “able to stream Clubhouse audio feeds this weekend from ‘multiple Continue Reading

Data Breach Exposes 1.6 Million Jobless Claims Filed in the Washington State – Tempemail

The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) on Monday said it’s investigating a security incident that resulted in the compromise of personal information of more than 1.6 million people who filed for unemployment claims in the state in 2020. The SAO blamed the breach on a software vulnerability in Continue Reading