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Personal data of smartphone users at risk via huge stalkerware leak

The personal data can be pulled from a person's phone because of a security issue in widely used consumer-grade stalkerware or spyware, reports TechCrunch.

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Google removes 100 fraudulent instant loan apps in India: Govt

The IT ministry said it received a number of public grievances against frauds and the malpractices by few online instant loan applications available on internet including on Google PlayStore.

Data of 26 lakh Airtel users from J&K leaked, company says no breach

The data of Airtel customers contain telephone numbers, addresses, Aadhaar numbers and other details, according to the screenshots and a video shared by Rajaharia.

Microsoft most imitated brand by hackers in Q3 2020: Report

As cybercriminals sought to capitalise on large numbers of employees still working remotely, Microsoft appeared in 19 per cent of all brand phishing attempts globally, said the Brand Phishing Report for Q3 2020 by Check Point Research.

Irish data regulator probes Instagram: Media Reports

Following the complaints the DPC, the European Union's main data privacy regulator, reportedly launched two separate inquiries last month.

Personal Data Protection Bill likely to be tabled in Budget session

The draft bill mandates storage of critical data of individuals by internet companies within the country while sensitive data can be transferred overseas only after explicit consent of the data owner

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