Over a week after Google admitted the company tracks users’ location even after they disable location history, it has now been revealed that the tech giant has signed a secret deal with Mastercard that allows it to track what users buy offline.
Google has paid Mastercard millions of dollars in exchange to access this information.
Neither Google nor Mastercard has publicly announced the business partnership over allowing Google to measure retail spending, though the deal has now been disclosed by Bloomberg.
According to four unidentified people with knowledge of the deal cited by the news outlet, Google and Mastercard reached the agreement after a [...]
A Group of Hackers, Four Russians and a Ukrainian allegedly broke computer networks of more than a dozen major American and international corporations and stole 160 million credit card numbers over the course of seven years, the largest data theft case ever prosecuted in the U.S.
They are accused of stealing usernames and passwords, personal identification information, and credit and debit card numbers. After stealing data, they sold it to resellers, who then sold it through online forums or to individuals and organizations.
Since at least 2007, officials said the hackers have been infiltrating computer networks across the globe, including firms in New [...]
Vodafone Germany has been hacked and Personal details of more than two million customers have been compromised, some including banking details.
Stole data includes names, addresses, birth dates, and bank account information, but the hacker had no access to credit-card information, passwords, PIN numbers or mobile-phone numbers.According to a blog post on the Vodafone website, The company has already involved law enforcement agencies in the investigation, and it is confirmed that a suspect has been identified and searches conducted in the case, but didn’t say whether the suspect was an employee or an outsider.
It’s unclear when the breach took place, but it [...]