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Facebook’s new policy Supreme Court could override Zuckerberg

A real check to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s control is finally coming in the form of an 11 to 40-member Oversight Board that will...

Monster.com says a third party exposed user data but didn’t tell...

An exposed web server storing résumés of job seekers — including from recruitment site Monster — has been found online. The server contained résumés and...

Europe’s top data protection regulator, Giovanni Buttarelli, has died

Europe’s data protection supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, has died. His passing yesterday, aged 62, was announced by his office today — which writes: It is with the...

Amazon customers say they received emails for other people’s orders

Users have said they are receiving emails from Amazon containing invoices and order updates on other customers, TechCrunch has learned. Jake Williams, founder of cybersecurity...

8 million Android users tricked into downloading 85 adware apps from...

Dozens of Android adware apps disguised as photo editing apps and games have been caught serving ads that would take over users’ screens as...

Facebook denies making contradictory claims on Cambridge Analytica and other ‘sketchy’...

Facebook has denied contradicting itself in evidence to the UK parliament and a US public prosecutor. Last month the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and...

Hundreds of exposed Amazon cloud backups found leaking sensitive data

How safe are your secrets? If you used Amazon’s Elastic Block Storage snapshots, you might want to check your settings. New research just presented at...

Facebook could face billions in potential damages as court rules facial...

Facebook is facing exposure to billions of dollars in potential damages as a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook’s arguments to halt a...

Instagram ad partner secretly sucked up and tracked millions of users’...

Hyp3r, an apparently trusted marketing partner of Facebook and Instagram, has been secretly collecting and storing location and other data on millions of users,...

Formget security lapse exposed thousands of sensitive user-uploaded documents

If you’ve used Formget in the past few years, there’s a good chance we know about it. Formget bills itself as an online form maker...