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Adidas warns customers of potential data breach

Adidas warns customers of potential data breach

Common additional factors of authentication include answering questions about personal information, having a special code texted to your smartphone or recognizing a preselected image on your login page. The passwords were stored with an encryption, however, which would need to be unencrypted before they could be used. The information of millions of customers could have been exposed by the breach.


Marketing Firm Data Leak Leaves 300 Million Americans' Information Exposed

Marketing Firm Data Leak Leaves 300 Million Americans' Information Exposed

These included phone numbers, home addresses, email addresses, and other personal characteristics for the names listed, as well as a given person's interests and habits, including the number, age, and gender of a given person's children. But it failed to secure that data, leaving hundreds of millions of people compromised. Apple fans who froze their credit after the Equifax data breach may end up with another hassle on their hands if they try to get one of the new iPhones that can cost more ...


Asian stocks mixed over befuddling United States trade stance

Asian stocks mixed over befuddling United States trade stance

People walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Thursday, June 28, 2018. China reiterated its opposition to new curbs on investment in the USA, as White House officials tussle over trade policy and the imposition of tariffs approaches.


Crude oil continues to run. Up 1.9% on the day

Crude oil continues to run. Up 1.9% on the day

Oil jumped to a level last seen in late 2014 after USA crude stockpiles tumbled by the most in nearly two years. Brent crude futures rose 23 cents to settle at $77.85 a barrel. Iran pumped 3.8 million bpd in May, Reuters' monthly survey showed [OPEC/O]. The US wants India-Iran oil trade to drop down to zero. His task was made easier by Russian Federation which has been chumming up to Saudi Arabia as the two world-leading producers cement their co-operation to steer global oil policy.


Oil ETFs Get Boost as Iranian Imports Slashed

Oil ETFs Get Boost as Iranian Imports Slashed

The rise in crude oil prices is always a concern for PSU oil marketing companies as these firms cannot pass any increase immediately. "Triple-digit oil prices are not off the table", Vienna-based consultancy JBC Energy said. Thomas Pugh, a commodities economist at the London-based Capital Economics, wrote in a note that OPEC is now producing nearly 1 million bpd below its collective quota; and Saudi Arabia , Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar collectively produced about 900,000 bpd ...