The telecoms firm said the server has now been fixed and the data was secured.
The car insurance and breakdown company left 13GB of customer information unsecured online.
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Employees should therefore be conscious of what information they display on social media websites. How does social networking and social media relate to the workplace? Can potential employers use information from social media in the hiring process? Can an employer ask for my password to look at my social networking and social media usage? If an employer asks for my social media password, how should I react? Can my employer legally monitor my computer and internet activities 7. In some instances, employees have been terminated due to their comments and posts on social media websites.
To learn more about social media and computer privacy, read below: 1. In other ways, employers have used social media to conduct some sort of background checks on potential hires.
Tyler oversees brand development and design, and works directly on Signal for i OS and the browser.
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Lilia develops the browser extension and maintains the website.Yahoo, Adult Friend Finder, Linked In, Tumblr and Daily Motion all have something in common: in 2016, details of massive hacks perpetrated against the companies were disclosed.The firms represent a handful of the companies and public bodies around the world that suffered at the hands of hackers last year.Generally, employers have the right to monitor their employees use of the Internet (including visiting social networking sites, checking e-mails, and instant messaging) on computers owned by the employer, during employees on-duty hours. According to a 2007 survey, 28% of employers have fired employees for misuse of e-mails, while 30% have fired employees for misuse of the Internet.Although federal laws prohibits employers from discriminating against a prospective or current employee based on information on the employee's social networking site or personal blog relating to their race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, and immigration or citizen status, employers can and do use information on such websites as a method of conducting background checks. Half of all employers surveyed said they were concerned about their employees browsing social networking sites while at work.