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March 08, 2019
Facebook and Twitter executives say finding a pattern of malicious activity is more effective in identifying bad actors on sites than looking at the misleading information itself.
January 31, 2019
A security snafu left a server containing Rubrik customer information -- including names and contact information -- exposed. Rubrik claims no customer-owned data was leaked.
January 23, 2019
The Google GDPR fine of $57 million marks the first time a major tech company has been penalized under Europe's new privacy regulations. But the fine is less than the maximum allowable penalty.
October 02, 2018
Facebook's GDPR consequences are still up in the air following a data breach, as Irish regulators are waiting on more information before determining if the social network will face a fine.
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