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Report: Instacart Customer Data Is Being Sold on the Dark Web

Instacart denies there has been a breach of its servers, so where is the personal data coming from?

Reddit's CEO Explosively Describes TikTok as 'Parasitic' and 'Spyware'

The US government is scrutinizing TikTok's handling of user data closely, and many government agencies have banned their staff from using it because of its Chinese roots.

Business Disruption Becoming Main Attack Objective For More Adversaries

According to a report by US-based cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, 36 per cent of all incidents it investigated in 2019 had business disruption as their main objective. These attacks were largely caused by ransomware, destructive malware or DoS attacks.

The Role of Shared Responsibility Model in Ensuring Data Security in Cloud Computing

The only way to mitigate risks is to go for cloud security to ensure you protect your work from data breaches

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