2 of out of 3 hotels leak personal info of guests: Symantec Corp

This is a threat since cyber-criminals are increasingly interested in monitoring the movement of influential business professionals as well as government employees. According to a research report released by Symantec Corp, two out of three hotel websites have inadvertently leaked guests’ booking details as well as personal data to third-party sites, including advertisers and analytics…

CFIUS undoes China’s Kunlun Tech’s acquisition of Grindr

CFIUS concerns stems from the fact that the Chinese dating app collects personal information including a person’s location, messages, which could include potential data of the U.S. military or intelligence personnel. According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, a U.S. government national security panel has raised concerns over the ownership of Chinese gaming…

Tencent’s earnings report reveals surging licensing and content production costs

Excluding one-off items, Tencent Music Entertainment Group earned 0.57 yuan per American depositary share in the quarter, in line with analysts’ average estimate, according to IBES data from Refinitiv. In a significant development, China’s hugely successful content streaming firm Tencent Music Entertainment Group delivered its first earnings report as a public company. Although its result…

Facebook’s data deals with Microsoft, Apple and Amazon under grand jury scrutiny

Facebook’s 150 personal information sharing contracts with tech companies is now under a grand jury scrutiny. Question is can you ever trust Facebook? As per a report by the New York Times, U.S. federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal probe into data deals that Facebook Inc entered into with some of the world’s largest tech…

Hackers access 2.65M patient data of Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System

The security incident occurred at Atrium Health’s third-party provider AccuDoc Solutions. In yet another massive data breach, Atrium Health, previously known as Carolinas HealthCare System, stated data of nearly 2.65 million patients, including their dates of birth, addresses, and social security numbers, may have been compromised at its third-party provider AccuDoc Solutions. Incidentally, Atrium provides…