German cyber defense body under fire over massive breach
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Hundreds of German public figures and politicians had their personal data and documents stolen by hackers. It has now emerged the cyber defense office had known about the hack for weeks.
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WhatsApp asked its users to agree to its new updated terms, which would allow the service to share users' data with Facebook and facilitate e-commerce.
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Microsoft said hackers exploited a bug in its email server software, which affected organizations rather than private accounts.
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Facebook has said it blocked a group of Chinese hackers that used the platform to target Uyghur activists living abroad and compromise their security by using surveillance software.
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A "Ghostwriter" cyberattack affected seven Bundestag members and 31 state parliamentarians, according to a Spiegel report. The hackers reportedly launch campaigns that "align" with Russian interests.
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Irish regulators are responsible for the investigation because the US tech giant has set up its European headquarters in Dublin. It will focus on reports that more than 500 million users saw their data leaked online.
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