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Social Shorts: Another Facebook data breach, LinkedIn translation settings and 2020 digital ad spend forecasts

This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get more news like this delivered to your inbox every morning. Facebook confirms Groups data breach caused by API bug. The company said that private Groups …

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How to Protect a Small Business From a Data Breach: A Guide to Data Breach Best Practices

TheDigitalArtist / Pixabay The number of enterprise data breaches has grown exponentially. However, small businesses still fail to pay attention to it. There are many ways businesses can prevent security breaches, but owners of small companies tend to ignore it because they don’t believe that it could happen to them. Small businesses also fail to …

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A DoorDash Breach Exposes Data of 4.9 Million Customers

A whistleblower complaint about a potentially coercive phone call President Donald Trump had in July with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky led to a congressional hearing and full-on impeachment inquiry this week. At one point in the call, Trump brought up the cybersecurity incident response firm Crowdstrike, indicating that he still doesn’t believe the US intelligence …

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DoorDash has five million records swiped in unappetising breach

How the hackers lair could look FOOD DELIVERY GIANT DoorDash has become the latest victim of the hackers’ glare, revealing that up to five million US customer records have been breached. For Blighty readers, this would be a bit like if Just-Eat was clobbered, but having said that, we must emphasise that this hasn’t happened. Your …

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Cyber Security Today – News on two botnets, advice for data breach victims and defend your Defender

News on two botnets, advice for data breach victims and defend your Defender Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday September 20th, I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com. To hear the podcast click on the arrow below: A botnet is a network of compromised Internet-connected devices that spreads malware by trying …

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Data breach exposed the personal information of an entire country

The main square in Quito, the capital of Ecuador (Avalon/Universal Images Group/Getty Images) Almost the entire population of Ecuador has had their personal information made public through a data breach. More than 20 million people (including an estimated 7 million children) have had their data exposed in the leak, which was uncovered by security firm …

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