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Data breaches 2018

Altogether, more than 1 billion people had their data compromised in 2018

January 4th, 2019

From credit card skimming to technology bugs to massive outright hacks, 2018 was one of if not the worst year on record in terms of data breaches that hit companies and hurt consumers around the world. According to NordVPN digital privacy expert Daniel Markuson, when you tally up all of the most significant and worst …

Data breach Quora

Quora discloses major breach that affects 100 million users

December 3rd, 2018

You can’t exactly get a sense of the severity of the data breach that Quora disclosed late Monday, which came in the form of a blog post from CEO Adam D’Angelo titled “Quora Security Update.” Nevertheless, the “update” is in actuality a major data breach affecting users of the question-and-answer website — 100 million people, …