TikTok Data Breach

TikTok Denies Data Breach, Los Angeles School District Ransomware Attack, Fingerprint Scanners in School Bathrooms

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TikTok has denied reports that it was breached by a hacking group, after it claimed they have gained access to over 2 billion user records, the Los Angeles school district, the second-largest in the US, suffered a ransomware attack, and details on how one high school in Sydney Australia installed fingerprint scanners at the entrance to bathrooms to track student movements and prevent vandalism.

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TikTok Denies Data Breach Reportedly Exposing Over 2 Billion Users’ Information
https://thehackernews.com/2022/09/tiktok-denies-data-breach-reportedly.html

The second-biggest school district in the US was hit with ransomware
https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-second-biggest-school-district-in-the-us-was-hit-with-ransomware/
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/feds-anticipate-ransomware-attacks-against-schools/ar-AA11yV3r

Sydney school’s use of fingerprint scanners in toilets an invasion of privacy, expert says
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/sep/06/sydney-schools-use-of-fingerprint-scanners-in-toilets-an-invasion-of-privacy-expert-says

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