man carrying large phone with TikTok logo

The claim of a big TikTok ‘hack’ may just be internet bluster

'The code in question is completely unrelated to TikTok's backend source code.'

On Sep 6, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

hand holding phone with Meta logo over stock tracker background

Meta hit with $18 million fine for a dozen violations of Europe’s GDPR

Meta argues that the issue stems from its record keeping practices and not the loss of user data.

On Mar 16, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Miniature people: Worker hacking in padlock security

FCC wants telecom companies to be more transparent with data breaches

The proposal would eliminate a waiting period to notify customers of a breach.

On Jan 13, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

A T-Mobile store.

T-Mobile hit with 2 class-action lawsuits over massive data breach

Lawsuits are piling up in the wake of the massive data breach.

On Aug 23, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

t-mobile data breach tiktok security advice

Security expert on TikTok tells you what to do if you are worried about the T-Mobile hack

This is the fifth such attack on T-Mobile data in four years.

On Aug 19, 2021 by Phil West

A person holding a smartphone in front of the T-Mobile logo.

T-Mobile investigating alleged data breach affecting 100 million users

The phone carrier says it is 'actively investigating' the claim.

On Aug 16, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A person's finger touching the Clubhouse app on a phone.

Data from over 1 million Clubhouse accounts leaked online

It's been a rough few weeks for social media users and personal information.

On Apr 12, 2021 by Libby Cohen

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talking on a stage in 2019 with the word 'privacy' displaying behind him.

533 million people are part of a massive Facebook data breach—including Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg's info was included in the dataset.

On Apr 5, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

woman using laptop in bed

Cam girl sites breach leaves user and sex worker’s information exposed

The site's back-end was left without a password for weeks.

On Nov 4, 2019 by Collyn Burke

google-password-checkup

Google’s Password Checkup aims to protect you against data breaches

Google plans to roll out the security tool to Chrome users.

On Oct 2, 2019 by Matthew Hughes

DoorDash

DoorDash data breach affects nearly 5 million customers

Customers, merchants, and drivers' personal info compromised.

On Sep 27, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio

how-to-check-if-yahoo-owes-you-$358

How to check if Yahoo owes you $358

You could be entitled to a portion of a huge data breach settlement.

On Sep 22, 2019 by Tiffanie Drayton

data-breach-porn-site-luscious

1 million ‘anonymous’ users of popular porn site exposed in breach

Users are urged to immediately change their usernames and emails on the site.

On Aug 20, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

Homepage article image

How to protect yourself following the Capital One hack

More than 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians were affected.

On Jul 30, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

Homepage article image

540 million Facebook user records left exposed online

Third-party developers failed to secure servers holding private data.

On Apr 3, 2019 by Mikael Thalen