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The National Privacy Commission revealed this week that the data of around 80,000 individuals, including customers and applicants, had been compromised in a leak last month of Wendy’s Philippines website. The commission had already ordered the company, Wenphil Corp., to alert people whose data had been...

A Facebook engineer had reportedly been fired this week for using his access to data for stalking women online. The social network said it began its investigation into the issue after receiving complaints from Spyglass Security founder Jackie Stokes last Monday. Stokes also said over Twitter...

To meet the requirements of EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), eBay announced that it has released a new set of privacy rules that would apply to all global properties. This means that even users outside of the EU will benefit from the change. The ecommerce...