Data

Former Coca-Cola employee caught holding personal data of 8,000 employees

The Coca-Cola company has announced that it suffered a breach of personally identifiable information of about 8,000 people, eight months after law enforcement authorities alerted the company about a possible breach after apprehending a former employee with a hard drive containing such details. The company also announced that after investigating the contents of the hard […]

Facebook chief Zuckerberg says his own data was harvested in privacy scandal

Facebook’s chief executive has revealed that his data was among that harvested in a privacy scandal. Mark Zuckerberg made the disclosure during his second day of being questioned in Washington. In a related development, the political consultancy at the heart of the affair has announced its acting chief executive is stepping down. He also revealed […]

Facebook: Cambridge Analytica warning sent to users

Facebook members can discover whether they are among the 87 million potential users whose data was shared with Cambridge Analytica. Every account holder is being sent one of two notices informing them whether their data was breached. The tech giant said people will also be shown what apps they use and what data those apps […]