Day: May 2, 2020

Indonesia’s Tokopedia probes alleged data leak of 15 million users

FILE PHOTO: Founder and CEO of Indonesian e-commerce firm Tokopedia, William Tanuwijaya, poses for a photograph at Tokopedia headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 25, 2019. Picture taken July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File Photo

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Tokopedia, Indonesia’s largest e-commerce platform, said on Saturday it was investigating claims that the details of millions of its users had been leaked online by a hacker.

“We found that there had been an attempt to steal data from Tokopedia users,” a spokesman for the company said in a statement. “However, Tokopedia ensures that crucial information such as passwords remains successfully protected behind encryption.”

“At this moment, we continue to investigate further into this matter and there is no additional information that we can share,” the statement added.

Data breach monitoring service Under the Breach published a Twitter post on Saturday showing screenshots from an unnamed individual who claimed he had acquired the personal

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India orders coronavirus tracing app for all workers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has ordered all public and private sector employees use a government-backed contact tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as it begins easing some of its lockdown measures in districts less affected by the coronavirus.

FILE PHOTO: Employees wearing protective masks work inside a call centre run by Uttar Pradesh state police during an extended lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Lucknow, India, April 21, 2020. REUTERS/ Pawan Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government said on Friday India, with the world’s second-largest population after China, would extend nationwide curbs for another two weeks from Monday, but allow “considerable relaxations” in lower-risk areas.

India last month launched the Aarogya Setu (Health Bridge) app, a Bluetooth and GPS-based system that alerts users who may have come in contact with people who later test positive for COVID-19.

“Use of Aarogya Setu shall be

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India makes government tracing app mandatory for all workers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as New Delhi begins easing some of its lockdown measures in lower-risk areas.

FILE PHOTO: Employees wearing protective masks work inside a call centre run by Uttar Pradesh state police during an extended lockdown to slow the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Lucknow, India, April 21, 2020. REUTERS/ Pawan Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Friday said India – the country with the largest number of people in lockdown – would extends its nationwide control measures for another two weeks from Monday to battle the spread of the coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 illness, but allow “considerable relaxations” in lower-risk districts.

As part of its efforts to fight the deadly virus, India last month launched the app Aarogya Setu – meaning Health

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Tesla to extend furlough for some employees by another week: internal email

FILE PHOTO: A view of Tesla Inc’s U.S. vehicle factory in Fremont, California, U.S., March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) told furloughed employees on Friday that they will remain out of work for at least another week, postponing a plan to resume normal operations on May 4 at its San Francisco vehicle-assembly plant, according to an internal email.

“For furloughed employees, unless you are contacted by your manager about a start date, you will remain on furlough until further notice, at least for another week,” the company’s in-house counsel Valerie Capers Workman said in the email, which was sent to employees and seen by Reuters.

Tesla suspended production at its Fremont, California plant on March 24.

The extension comes days after health officials from San Francisco County, along with five other Bay Area counties, said they would revise “shelter-in-place” orders that are set

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