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Tech Roundup: Feds get hacker behind biggest leak in Brazil

This week’s topics: the hacker behind Brazil's biggest data leak ever, Huawei expansion plans, and startups in the coronavirus vaccine race

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You’re reading The Brazilian Report’s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: the hacker behind Brazil’s biggest data leak ever, Huawei expansion plans, and the startups in the coronavirus vaccine race. 

Police arrest alleged hacker behind biggest leak in Brazilian history

The Brazilian Federal Police launched an operation against five people allegedly responsible for the biggest private data leak in Brazilian history. According to Dfndr lab, a cybersecurity laboratory from software company Psafe, 223 million citizens were affected by the hack, including deceased individuals. A database including names,...

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