Australia's 2nd largest telecom company falls victim to one of the country's biggest data breaches

Optus, Australia’s second-largest telecommunications company recently fell victim to a data breach. The hacker who goes by the name of Optusdata claimed to have stolen 11.2 million sensitive customer records – threatening to sell the data if the organization did not pay $1M USD in  Monero cryptocurrency.

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Twitter confirms data hack - 10th breach in 16 years

Another data breach has disrupted the Twitterverse as the social network giant confirmed a recent data breach that left 5.4 million user account profiles vulnerable.

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Dekalb, IL is at the center of the metaverse with expansion of Meta's $1B data center

Dekalb, Illinois is at the center of the Metaverse. Literally.  Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram decided to expand their already $1 billion dollar data center by another 2.4 million square feet. The data center will go from two to five buildings and will house servers and computer equipment – becoming just one of 17 data centers powered by Meta in the United States.

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Utah Becomes Latest State to Pass Data Privacy Law

Utah has become the latest state to pass a data privacy law. Taking effect on December 31, 2023 - the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA) will apply to organizations with annual revenue of $25M or more that conduct business in Utah or produce products or services targeted at Utah residents and process large volumes of personal data.

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