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Adult website data leak connected private users to content uploads

According to ZDNet, an open database provided full access to user emails and the content they uploaded, liked, and shared.

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MoviePass exposed thousands of unencrypted customer card numbers

According to TechCrunch, movie ticket subscription service MoviePass has exposed tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards because a critical server was not protected with a password.

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YouTube Plans to End Targeted Ads on Videos Aimed at Kids

According to Bloomberg, to satisfy regulators, YouTube officials are finalizing plans to end “targeted” advertisements on videos kids are likely to watch, according to three people familiar with the discussion.

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Social media accounts need to be linked with Aadhaar to check fake news, Supreme Court said

According to the Indian Supreme Court, social media profiles of users need to be linked with Aadhaar numbers to check the circulation of fake, defamatory and pornographic content as also anti-national and terror material.

ocial media profiles of users need to be linked with Aadhaar numbers to check the circulation of fake, defamatory and pornographic content as also anti-national and terror material, the Supreme Court was told on Monday.NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: The Supreme Court cautioned the government about the privacy implications of linking social media accounts with Aadhaar after attorney-general KK Venugopal created a stir with his remarks suggesting that such a move would help stamp out crime, terrorism and fake news among other scourges. The court agreed to hear the pleas of Facebook and WhatsApp seeking the transfer of four public interest litigations (PILs) on such a linkage that are pending before the Madras, Bombay and M ..
 

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China’s internet regulator warns app operators over data privacy