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Facebook stored users’ passwords in ‘readable’ form

San Francisco: Facebook on Thursday said it has fixed a security issue wherein millions of its users’ passwords were stored in plain text and “readable” format for years and according to reports, were searchable by thousands of its employees. The report by KrebsOnSecurity claimed on Thursday around 200-600 million Facebook users may have had their […]

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Nirav Modi held in London, denied bail, sent to police custody till March 29

London/New Delhi: Fourteen months after he fled India, fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi has been arrested in London in connection with a Rs 13,500 crore PNB fraud case and was sent to police custody till March 29 after being denied bail. The 48-year-old businessman was arrested from Holborn on Tuesday afternoon on behalf of Indian authorities […]

EU fines Google $1.7 bn for unfair online ad rules

Brussels: The European Union’s antitrust regulators on Wednesday fined Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for abusing its dominance in the online search market by blocking rivals. Google has abused its market dominance by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites which prevented Google’s rivals from placing their search adverts on […]