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Data Theft

Google To Shut Down Google+ As Social Network Bug Exposed Private Data

Oct 09, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The glitch gave outside developers possible access to private profile data of Google+ users, though Google says that it found no evidence that any developers were even aware of the bug or that any profile data were misused.

Data Breach: British Airways Hacked, Details Of 380,000 Bank Cards Stolen

Sep 07, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The airline has stated that the personal and financial details of its customers making bookings on the website and app were compromised.

Aadhaar Centre Employees Quizzed In Data Breach Case

In January this year, the Delhi Police had registered an FIR based on UIDAI official's complaint in connection with a report published in Chandigarh-based The Tribune newspaper on the breach of details of the over one billion Aadhaar cards.

CBI Examining Govt Reference To Probe Cambridge Analytica Data Breach Scandal

Aug 03, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The US-based social media giant Facebook had in April this year admitted that nearly 5.62 lakh people in India were "potentially affected" by the global data breach

18 July, 2018

Paytm Advisor On Privacy: 'If People Want Services At Cheaper Rates, They Should Agree On Sharing Data'

Outlook Web Bureau

There was greater recognition of problem of privacy of data and people's data privacy had to be respected, which was an essence of democratic setup worldover, he said.

11 May, 2018

Facebook Responds To Indian Govt's Notice Over Alleged Data Breach

Outlook Web Bureau

A spokesperson of the social media giant said Facebook is grateful to the Indian government for giving it an opportunity to address concerns.


17 April, 2018

Over 3000 Apps On Google Play Illegally Tracking Children, Study Finds

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the reports, these apps are collecting the location data of children without the permission of parents

11 April, 2018

Why Was Mark Zuckerberg Sitting On A Booster Seat During Congress Hearing?

Outlook Web Bureau

The 5-foot-7-inch tall founder of Facebook would have looked as if he was hiding behind a witness table hadn’t the four-inch-thick black foam cushion come to his rescue.

11 April, 2018

Sorry For Facebook Data Breach, Will Ensure Fair Elections Take Place In India: Mark Zuckerberg At Senate Hearing

Outlook Web Bureau

Zuckerberg opened his remarks before the Senate Commerce and Judiciary committees by taking responsibility for failing to prevent Cambridge Analytica.

09 April, 2018

Starting Today, Facebook To Send Cambridge Analytica Data-Use Notices

Outlook Web Bureau

The 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a detailed message on their news feeds


07 April, 2018

WhatsApp Says It Collects 'Very Little Data' Of Users, But It Is Sharing Information With Facebook, Argue Critics

Outlook Web Bureau

"WhatsApp has admitted that it is sharing information about identity and device information with Facebook, allowing it to do the dirty work in snooping on users."

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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