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Google agrees to settle $5 billion lawsuit, which accused the tech giant of tracking user data in ‘Incognito mode’

The $5 billion lawsuit was filed in 2020 in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and covered "millions" of Google consumers, claiming damages of $5,000 per user or three times actual damages, depending on what was greater.

Chinese army’s cyber-spies hacked sensitive defence networks of Japan in 2020

As per The Washington Post, three former senior US officials, who were among a dozen current and former US and Japanese officials interviewed, said that the hackers had deep, persistent access and appeared to be after anything they could get their hands on- plans, capabilities and assessments of military shortcomings.

Big Basket flaunts how thousands of Indians have ‘BigBasket’ as their password, only to realise it’s not something to be proud of. Read why

Big Basket flaunted being at fourth number of most used passwords without realizing the list was based on cyber security incidents

Social media giant Twitter to pay USD 150 million fine for selling user data for targeted advertisement

Twitter has agreed to pay a USD 150 million fine after being accused of illegally selling private information, such as phone numbers, for targeted advertising

Clubhouse Data Leak claim: Experts rubbish Hacker’s claims, data contains only numbers that can be collected from anywhere

Hacker group claims that they have got access to over 3.8 billion phone numbers from Clubhouse servers, but their claim seems to be false

Domino’s data breach explained: Leaked data now available through search portal on the dark web, over 13TB of data leaked

Hackers had announced on an infamous hackers' forum that they got access to the Domino's India servers and downloaded 13 TB of data

‘Deferring deadline does not absolve WhatsApp’: Modi govt again gives stern warning over privacy policy

Earlier, WhatsApp had announced that its new controversial privacy policy has been deferred and it wont come into effect on May 15th.

All you need to know about the Big Basket data breach: Hackers allegedly release data of 20 million Big Basket users for free

On April 25, a hacker group identified as ShinyHunters allegedly released data of 20 million Big Basket users for free on a hacker forum.

Tata Communications denies data leak claimed by hackers: Here is what we know so far

Tata Communications denies data leak claimed by hackers. A representative reached out to OpIndia over the matter.

OpIndia Exclusive: Tata Communications suffers data leak, hackers claim to have sold access to company’s servers, over 50GB data still up for sale

As per two posts by hackers on a hackers' forum, they have gained access to Tata Communications servers and sold them.

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