Facebook reported that the data of 530 million users of the social network were made public after receiving data from the platform through the function of importing contacts, and not as a result of a hacker attack. This is stated in the Facebook report on the incident.
It is noted that the attackers stole data for the period up to September 2019. At the same time, they could use automated software to collect publicly available information from the Internet, which, in the end, was published on an online forum.
“We are confident that this particular problem that allowed them to steal data in 2019 no longer exists. We believe that the data was removed from people’s Facebook profiles by attackers using our contact importer. This feature was designed to help people easily find their friends, who can be contacted in our services using their contact lists, “the company explained.
Facebook claims to have stepped up the importer as soon as it learned of its use by attackers who used software to simulate the social network application. The initial functionality allowed you to set a set of user profiles and get some information about those of them who have public accounts. However, the attackers could not obtain health information, finances or passwords.
The Luxembourg National Data Protection Commission has fined Amazon $ 887 million for violating the processing of users’ personal data. The Commission has decided that the processing of Amazon’s personal data does not comply with EU data protection regulations. Claims are related to showing customers relevant advertising. This is a record fine for such violations […]
China’s industrial growth, which began in the country a year ago, has slowed markedly since the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released by the Chinese State Statistics Office on Saturday, July 31, the figure fell to 50.4 points in July. In June, it was 50.9 points. A […]
Ukraine continues to work on prevention the Russian Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline from operating. The methods by which Kyiv hopes to prevent the launch of the gas pipeline were revealed by the head of Naftogaz Yuriy Vitrenko in an interview with Radio Svoboda. “The battle is lost, but the war is not lost. And our” […]
Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrak denied his deputy Anna Yurchenko’s statement about toll roads in Ukraine. The day before, she said that six such roads are planned to be built in Ukraine and called the estimated cost of travel on them. “I will explain why this information is not true, and what is really happening,” Kubrak […]
The car manufacturer McLaren has introduced a new sports convertible McLaren 765LT Spider. The sports car is equipped with a 4-liter twin V-8 turbo engine with 755 horsepower and 590 Nm of torque. The car accelerates to 96 km / h in 2.7 seconds. The maximum speed reaches 280 km / h. It is reported […]
The profits of the American technology companies Apple, Microsoft and Alphabet increased significantly in the second quarter of 2021. This was reported by the BBC. It is noted that Apple’s profits have increased to 21.7 billion US dollars over the past three months amid an increase in purchases of 5G iPhone. Microsoft generated $ 16.5 […]
Another plant of the German carmaker BMW has been suspended. Next week, the company’s plant in Regensburg will be temporarily closed due to a shortage of semiconductor microchips, a BMW representative told the industry publication Automobilwoche. The plant will be shut down completely throughout the week. After that, a summer break will begin at the […]
AirlineRatings.com named Qatar Airways the airline of the year. As reported on Tuesday, July 27, the rating of Top Airlines in the World takes into account flight safety, on-board service, passenger comfort and flight routes, as well as the response of airlines to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Qatar Airways was recognized as the best airline […]
For the year Ukraine dropped 13 points lower in the world ranking by business publication Forbes «Best Countries for Business”: from 61 to 74 place. According to the research, which included the analysis of the basic conditions for doing business in different countries of the world, since the beginning of 2016 Ukraine’s index dropped significantly. […]Next
The Solomensky District Court of Kiev had arrested the “Fozzy-Food” accounts (Vishneve, Kyiv region) due to the underreporting by the officials of the value added tax. This is stated in the definition of the Court of 18 May, says the Ukrainian News. The Solomenskiy District Court of Kyiv has received a request for the seizure […]Next
Yesterday it took place a press conference with the top management of the group companies WOG, where it were voiced the plans of the largest oil trader and retailer of coffee for 2017. Also, the results of the past year were reviewed. CEO of Business Serhiy Koretskyi, together with the director of retail sales Kudin […]Next
The Deposit Guarantee Fund of individuals is starting the procedure of withdrawal from the market of Arcade Bank, the press service of the FDG reported. The Fund offered several options for removing the bank from the market: liquidation of the bank of exclusion in the elimination of all or part of its assets and liabilities […]Next
The investment company of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway in the II quarter 2020 net income increased due to higher cost of investment after the rise of stock markets and the collapse in the first quarter due to coronavirus pandemic. During the reporting period the company received $ 26.3 billion in net profit to $ […]Next
Tesla is recalling about 50,000 Model S and Model X cars manufactured in the United States in different years and imported to China due to the identified suspension problems. This was reported on its website by the Chinese State Administration of Market Regulation. According to the statement of the Chinese regulator, almost 30 thousand Model […]Next
“Metinvest Holding” LLC, the management company of the largest Ukrainian mining and steel group “Metinvest”, filed a lawsuit to the Alchevsk Metallurgical Plant (ALMK, registered in Severodonetsk, Luhansk region), included in the corporation “ISD” and “Metinvest-SMC” LLC on totaling more than 5.8 billion UAH. The Commercial Court of Kiev began the production and adopted a […]Next
This week the board of directors of one of the world’s largest US Company Yahoo will hold a series of meetings that will be devoted to the sale of the business, – The Wall Street Journal writes at December 2, 2015. According to the management, the company is weakening and it is very difficult to […]Next
The National Commission for the State Regulation of Communication and Informatization has reduced the inter-operator tariff. The NCCIR press service reports. From July 1, 2021, market participants will pay 7 kopecks per minute of outgoing call for a local call and 10 kopecks for long distance. Moreover, from January 1, 2022, rates will reduce to […]Next
Oil becomes cheaper due to a sharp increase of reserves in the US and an increase in the number of coronavirus cases, which has raised fears of oversupply and weakening demand. This is evidenced by the data of stock trading on the site Investing.com published on Wednesday, October 28. In particular, the price of December […]Next
The National Commission, carrying out state regulation of the financial services market by its order №1467 agreed to increase participation by Allianz Holding eins GMBH (Austria) in ODO «Allianz Ukraine” (Kiev) to 99.999% by direct acquisition of 99.978% from its share capital. As reported, at the beginning of this year, the National Commission, carrying out […]Next
Asian and Pacific Forum of Economic Cooperation (APFEC) of countries has taken place on 19-20thof November 2016 in Lima (Peru).The key political figures who representing different regions of the world will discuss the prospects of a further cooperation within the two-day meeting. It is especially important against the background of presidential elections in America results. It […]Next
Commodity Futures Trading Commission USA announced the application of penalties in respect of the American division of the oil company Total. The company is accused of fraud in the gas market in the USA, in an attempt to carry out manipulations with the index monthly gas prices in Houston and other markets in the United […]Next
Editorial office of the analytical business periodical LDaily congratulates readers and colleagues. Let this family winter holiday will bring warmth to your home, give the happiness and well-being to your family and loved ones. From the whole team of our magazine we wish you to leave behind all the troubles and sorrows. Start the year […]Next
The most important question about the hryvnia rate is: “How to react to its fluctuations?” No one doubts that they will necessarily take place, and they will be essential. Negative expectations cause the imbalance in buying and selling the currency, due to this, the hryvnia exchange rate is really decreasing. However, skilled players manage not […]Next
The new draft law on telecommunications in UK suggests that companies, mobile operators, Internet – companies will have to keep the data about activity of their customers online for one year, and this will enable special services to require this data if necessary and to read them. According to the information of the British Government, […]Next