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On 30 January 2019 a goldsmith was brutally attacked in Halle (Saale). In addition to the jewellery, the robbers also captured contact details of numerous customers.

Google stores location data of Android users - even if you have to assume that this is not actually done.

773 million e-mail addresses and 21 million different passwords for online services used worldwide have been discovered in underground forums in the Dark Net these days. According to experts, the list of stolen user information is structured in such a way that it is ideally suited for the implementation of the hacker attack "Credential Stuffing" (filling in login data).

Amazon makes email addresses in Europe and the USA visible.

Authority loses social data of an association. Personal information accessible via the Internet should be placed securely online.

Party sends false member data.

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