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CBI books Cambridge Analytica, alleged strategist of Congress for 2014 elections, over illegal harvesting of Facebook data in India

Along with Cambridge Analytica, CBI has filed case against another firm named Global Science Research Limited for Facebook data theft

Personal data of top celebrities including Madonna, Lady Gaga, Priyanka Chopra breached after law firm representing them faces ransomware attack

Media and entertainment law firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks faced ransomware attack by REvil malware

Centre formulates protocols for Aarogya Setu App’s data management, uses will be able to request deletion of their data

The protocol ensures that it will not share the Aarogya Setu data with any third party until it is extremely necessary to formulate or implement health responses.

Online learning platform Unacademy hacked, details of 22 million users available for sale: Reports

Reportedly, the records include usernames, hashed passwords (SHA-256), date joined, last login date, email addresses, first and last names, account profile (staff member/a superuser), account status etc.

Indian Army warns security personnel about fake Aarogya Setu app developed by Pakistan to steal information

The army has directed its personnel to download the Aarogya Setu app only through the website of central govt or official app stores

Kerala government in dock over breaching the privacy of people under quarantine: Read details about Sprinklr data scam

The data of more than 1.75 lakh symptomatic patients were collected and transferred to a private company named Sprinklr by Kerala govt.

Database with 267 million Facebook user profiles sold on the dark web: Reports

The leaked user records comprised of unique Facebook IDs, email addresses, age, and even phone numbers.

SBI data breach: Bank forgets to password secure its server, ends up compromising customer details

State Bank of India (SBI) forgot to secure its server hosting sensitive information which resulted in a severe data breach

Facebook bug exposed non-shared photos of users to third party apps for a period of two weeks

The bug was active for two weeks in September, but Facebook announced it on Friday only.

Facebook campus evacuated over bomb threat, police find no explosive in search operations

Failing to protect user data, Facebook was severely criticised worldwide.

Latest News

Gujarat: Farmer Ayyub Degiya left high and dry after 6th wife denies sex

Gujarat farmer Ayyub Degiya is looking for a 7th wife after his 6th wife refused to have sex with him after she learnt of his previous five wives.

Cash-strapped Pakistan to now mortgage Islamabad park for 500 billion loan

The preceding governments have also mortgaged roads, buildings and institutions and procured loans through the issuance of bonds, both national and international.

Rahul Gandhi lost in translation: How ‘knickerwala’ jibe backfired in Tamil Nadu

Rahul Gandhi's speeches are a gift that keep on giving.

The Rahul Gandhi blooper collection: When the Gandhi-scion goofed up and made zero sense at public rallies

Rahul Gandhi announced his return to India quintessentially by goofing-up public rallies recently, which has now taken the internet by storm.

Media houses spread fake news saying RBI is discontinuing old series of Rs.100, Rs.10 and Rs.5 notes from circulation

PIB said that RBI did not issue any order that says Rs.100, Rs.10 and Rs.5 notes will go out of circulation in March-April

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Professor who translated Rahul Gandhi’s “don’t need army if farmers are strong” speech in Erode faints after the speech: Reports

Muhammed Imran, who translated Rahul Gandhi's speech at Erode, collapsed after interpreting the speech from English to Tamil

‘I allow you housewives to have extra-marital affair with man of your choice’: Video of Mamata Banerjee’s ‘progressive’ speech goes viral

Mamata Banerjee says she is so "flexible" that she has given permission to housewives to have extra-marital affairs

‘Groping a minor without skin contact is not sexual assault’: Read details of the justification used by the Bombay High Court to deliver the...

The Bombay High Court in a recent verdict has ruled that groping without skin-to-skin contact is not sexual assault.

Gujarat Forest Dept to take legal action against Christian Evangelist Paul Dhinakaran over unauthorised use of the department’s logo

Website of Paul Dhinakaran claims of collaborating with the Gujarat Forest Department, a claim junked by the latter

The life and times of Vibhor Anand: A clown, fraud or simply deranged? The story of his descent into wild conspiracy theories

Vibhor Anand has spread bizarre conspiracy theories about the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and was arrested for it.

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