The 87 million: Am I one? DW's Carl Nasman shows you how to find out if your data is in Facebook's Cambridge Analytica leak
How a private consultancy firm got hold of and what it did with the personal data on US citizens may soon be made public after the UK data privacy watchdog stepped in. Millions could soon demand their own personal data.
Hackers accessed data from 29 million Facebook accounts as part of the security breach the social media giant disclosed two weeks ago. Facebook originally thought more than 50 million accounts had been affected.
Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific is the latest company to come under pressure to communicate the scope of a data breach following an attack by hackers. The current decade has seen a surge of major data leakages.
The social media giant's chief executive and founder has vowed to "step up" measures to protect user data. Facebook has been caught up in a scandal after a data analytics company harvested data from 50 million users.
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