Personal information of 10.6 million guests who stayed at MGM Resorts hotels was hacked last summer.
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The European Commission report “European strategy for data” wants to force dominant tech companies to have to open up their troves of data to smaller rivals, as other sectors such as financial services already do.
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Amazon’s email servers, used for direct communication between customers and third-party sellers on the platform, do not allow baseline industry encryption in some cases, breaking security rules under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. A complaint to the German Dataprotection Authority was filed by Non-profit group noyb, led by privacy activist Max Schrems
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Four members of China’s military were charged with hacking into credit reporting agency Equifax, and stealing trade secrets and the personal data of about 145 million Americans in 2017.
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