Privacy predictions 2022

We no longer rely on the Internet just for entertainment or chatting with friends. Global connectivity underpins the most basic functions of our society, such as logistics, government services and banking. Consumers connect to businesses via instant messengers and order food delivery instead of going to brick-and-mortar shops, scientific conferences take place on virtual conferencing […]

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Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram are down worldwide, it’s panic online

Users worldwide are experiencing problems while accessing Facebook services, including Instagram and WhatsApp. Users worldwide are not able to access Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp services due to a BGP problems. Users attempting to visit the above services are displaying “DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN.” The mobile applications of the social network giant and its Tor hidden services are also […]

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WhatsApp fined €225M over GDPR issues

The Irish Data Protection Commission has fined WhatsApp €225 million over data sharing transparency for European Union users’ data with Facebook. The Irish Data Protection Commission has fined WhatsApp €225 million for the lack of transparency on how it shares European Union users’ data with Facebook companies. The instant messaging company violated the actual General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). […]

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Threat actor offers Clubhouse secret database containing 3.8B phone numbers

A threat actor is offering for sale on hacking forums the secret database Clubhouse containing 3.8B phone numbers. Clubhouse is a social audio app for iOS and Android where users can communicate in voice chat rooms that accommodate groups of thousands of people. The audio-only app hosts live discussions, with opportunities to participate through speaking and listening. Conversations are prohibited by Clubhouse’s guidelines […]

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