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Aptoide is the latest victim of a hacker who has published details of 20 million users. The details include data of users who registered or used the app store between 21 July 2016 and 28 January 2018.
Capital One has revealed that more than 100 million customers had their personal information hacked, including credit scores, credit limits, balances, payment history, and contact information, as well as 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 linked bank account numbers of secured credit card customers.
Uber
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Uber £385,000 for failing to protect customers’ personal information during a cyber attack. A series of avoidable data security flaws allowed the personal details of around 2.7 million UK customers to be accessed and downloaded by attackers from a cloud-based storage system operated by Uber’s US parent company. This included full names, email addresses and phone numbers.
Facebook
Last month, Facebook revealed that the accounts of nearly 50 million users had been breached in another security incident at the social network. The company has announced Friday further details about the attack that exploited this vulnerability.
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued Equifax with a £500,000 fine for failing to protect the personal information of up to 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack in 2017. The incident, which happened between 13 May and 30 July 2017 in the US, affected 146 million customers globally.
Apple
An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple's servers after the company notified authorities of the intrusion. The teen, who can't be named for legal reasons, appeared at an Australian Children's Court on Thursday facing allegations of hacking into Apple's servers on multiple occasions.