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Web scraping, or data scraping, is the process of extracting and collecting data from websites. Today, data harvesting is mostly automated, relying on specific tools. On a much smaller scale, regular internet users often participate in data scraping. This manual process requires users to copy-paste the information into a locally stored document or file. Businesses […]

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A threat actor named Pompompurin has posted a treasure trove of 250 million personal records belonging to US residents. The database containing 263 GB of personally identifiable information (PII) and household-related data was leaked on a popular hacking forum last week. According to an analysis done by Hackread.com, the records contain 1255 CSV sub-files, each […]

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A wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, the Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) is the second largest car insurer in the United States, but also offers property insurance. In a data breach notification to impacted individuals, the company reveals that, between January 21 and March 1, 2021, using customer information acquired elsewhere, fraudsters managed to […]

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