Hundreds Of Millions Of Facebook Records Exposed On Amazon Cloud ServersA vast collection of data on Facebook users was exposed to the public until recently on Amazon's cloud computing service, researchers have found.
California Consumer Data Privacy Protections Expanded Under Proposed LawCalifornia consumers would have more power to sue corporations for misusing their data under a proposal to expand what already is the nation's most far-reaching law protecting personal information.
BevMo Website Breach Affects Thousands Of Customers' Credit DataThousands of customers' credit card data was compromised during a data breach of BevMo's website, according to a notice filed to the California Attorney General's Office.
Facebook Reveals Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users' PhotosFacebook announced on Friday that the Menlo Park-based social network had exposed the private photos of millions of users without their permission.
Google+ To Close Early After New Bug Affecting 52M People DiscoveredGoogle will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software developers.
Data Breach May Involve Personal Information Of 500 Million Marriott Guests A massive security breach may have involved the personal information of 500 million Marriott hotel guests since 2014 including those who stayed in the more than a dozen lodging sites in the Bay Area.
Yahoo To Pay $50M, Other Costs For Massive Security BreachYahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to 200 million people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen as part of the biggest security breach in history.
AG: Uber Attempted To Sweep Massive Data Breach Under The RugSan Francisco-based ride-hailing service Uber has reached a $148 million settlement over allegations that it violated state data breach reporting and data security laws.
New California Law Requires Voter Data Breach ReportingJournalists, researchers and political campaigns that receive voter data must tell California officials if it may have been stolen under a new law Gov. Jerry Brown announced he signed Monday.
Equifax: Names, Addresses, Driver's Licenses Were All Stolen In BreachAccording to the release, 99 million Americans had their addresses stolen. 20.3 million people had their phone numbers hacked and 17.6 million drivers had their license information taken.
Company Formerly Known As Yahoo Pays $35M Fine Over 2014 HackThe company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a $35 million fine to resolve federal regulators' charges that the online pioneer deceived investors by failing to disclose one of the biggest data breaches in internet history.
FTC: Uber Suffered Large Data Breach In 2016Federal investigators criticized ride-sharing giant Uber Thursday for failing to disclose that it had a large data breach in 2016 while it was already under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission.
Mired In Distrust, Facebook Users Lie On Profiles, Put Tape On Cameras After Cambridge Analytica BreachFor some Facebook users, the Cambridge Analytica data breach has further intensified their distrust of the platform.
Under Armour Data Breach Affects 150M MyFitnessPal App UsersUnder Armour says around 150 million users of its MyFitnessPal fitness and nutrition app and website affected by a data security breach.