All the major data breaches of 2018 – including Google+, Marriot, Ticketmaster

Retailers, airlines and hotels were among 2018's victims of data breaches. Jamie Harris, Press Association's Science Technology Reporter, reports on a year where millions of people had their information stolen by hackers..... Data breaches continued to be a major issue for the public in 2018 with a number of serious cases ranging from retailers to…

Google+ bug exposed data of 52 million users – platform to shut four months early

  Image: Press Association Google’s social media platform Google+ has suffered a fresh data leak, compromising the personal information of more than 50 million users. The tech giant responded by bringing forward the closure of the under-loved Google+ service by four months, shutting it in April 2019 rather than August as…

Quora reveals data breach affecting up to 100 million users

About 100 million users of question-and-answer website Quora may have had their personal information compromised following a data breach, the company said. The affected data includes account details such as names, email addresses and encrypted passwords, as well as any data imported from linked networks when authorised by the user. Quora said it discovered on…