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Change Your Passwords, eBay Users

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May 21, 2014
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E-commerce site eBay announced Wednesday it suffered a security breach. A database containing non-financial user data was compromised. Video provided by Newsy


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Reuters - Business Video Online (May 21, 2014) — EBay issues a notice on its websites asking users to change their passwords after discovering that a cyber attack compromised customer data earlier this year. Vanessa Johnston reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

TheStreet (July 2, 2014) — Facebook reportedly manipulated the timeline feeds of nearly 700,000 users in 2012 to study how different emotional expressions change users' behavior. Facebook and its research partners concluded that if a user sees a lot of negative feeds, this user is more likely to post a negative status update. The psychological experiment was carried out without users' consent. UK data regulators are investigating whether Facebook violated data protection laws. Dr. Suzy Moat, Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick Business School joins Julia Sun to discuss the experiment. Video provided by TheStreet
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Starbucks to Roll Out App Update in Effort to Fix Security Flaw

Starbucks to Roll Out App Update in Effort to Fix Security Flaw

TheStreet (Jan. 17, 2014) — After security researcher Daniel Wood disclosed earlier in the week that the Starbucks app stores user names, email addresses, passwords and even geolocation information in unencrypted, clear text, Starbucks executives confirmed that app users' information could be visible to anyone with access to the phone if it was connected to a computer. So, if a user's phone was stolen, that information could be accessed by the thief. The company said it will soon roll out an update for its app to make it more secure, though it said the app for Google's Android operating system does not contain the vulnerability.
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Yahoo! Email Account Passwords Stolen

Yahoo! Email Account Passwords Stolen

AP (Jan. 31, 2014) — Usernames and passwords of some of Yahoo's email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information about people those Yahoo mail users have recently corresponded with, the company said. (Jan. 31) Video provided by AP
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