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Here’s how to tell if your Facebook account was one of the half billion that were breached

By Jordan Valinsky | CNN Business Over the weekend, cybersecurity experts revealed that about half a billion Facebook users’ personal information was breached — a treasure trove of data the includes full names, birthdays, phone numbers and their location. Facebook said that massive leak stems from an issue in 2019, which has since been fixed. Still, there’s no clawing back that data. More than 30 million accounts in the United States were affected and the company isn’t making it easy to find ou...
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Victoria’s Secret is closing up to 50 more stores in US and Canada

By Jordan Valinsky | CNN Business Victoria’s Secret is continuing to shrink its store count. Its parent company L Brands announced that it plans to permanently close between 30 to 50 stores in the United States and Canada this year. The reduction comes after it closed 241 stores in 2020, leaving it with 848 stores across the two countries. This time a year ago, it had more than 1,100 locations. L Brands warned last year that it would close more Victoria’s Secret locations, leaving the beleaguer...
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Peeps set to make a return just in time for Easter

By Jordan Valinsky | CNN After a pandemic break, Peeps are back in production for Easter. Candy maker Just Born Quality Confections announced Wednesday that the sugary treats are returning to shelves just in time for the holiday, after a nine-month hiatus because of the pandemic. Just Born decided in April to stop production to protect employees’ health as the pandemic took root in the US, the company previously told CNN Business. Consumers missed out on a variety of holiday-themed Peeps as a r...
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Taco Bell is now selling "Jalapeño Noir" wine in select locations

Taco Bell in Canada has announced that it will now be offering a special Taco Bell-brand house wine at some locations, with the wonderfully puntastic name of Jalapeño Noir. The grapes comes from "a vineyard in Ontario," though it's not clear what kind of grapes they are — whether it's actually a Pinot Noir, or something else entirely. According to CNN, the $19 bottle of wine is ripe with "notes of wild strawberry, cherry and beetroot." Whatever it is, it's apparently designed to pair well wi...
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WhatsApp fixes security bug that let hackers take over with a GIF

A spokesperson for the Facebook-owned WhatsApp says the company has fixed a security vulnerability that let hackers take control of the messaging app by way of a malicious GIF. "We have no reason to believe this affected any users, though of course we are always working to provide the latest security features to our users," a WhatsApp spokesperson told CNN Business. Jordan Valinsky at CNN Business reports: The hack could be triggered when a user opened a malicious GIF in their gallery. After t...
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