Threatpost’s Tom Spring and Lindsey O’Donnell talk about the top security trends that they are watching out for at the 2018 RSA Conference this week in San Francisco.
This week Zuckerberg testified in front of both houses of the US Congress. IN part, to explain to the leaders of the free world, how Facebook became a lynchpin in one of the largest data privacy scandals in history. All of this is on the heels of the announcement that Cambridge Analytica, a marketing and […]
Political actors and privacy activists are calling for more regulations on data privacy after Facebook’s data security scandal.
Praha, 9. dubna 2018 – Vědci z Harvardovy a Stanfordské univerzity ve spolupráci se společností Facebook navrhli nový model partnerství výzkumníků s poskytovateli sociálních sítí. Vznikne tak nezávislá komise složená z akademických expertů, která bude zkoumat roli internetových platforem včetně Facebooku v rámci voleb po celém světě. Její poznatky mají být klíčové pro ochranu svobodné […]
Privacy advocates are up in arms after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said most of the two billion users of the social network may have had their data scraped by malicious actors using a reverse search tool.
Šéf, zakladatel a veřejný obraz Facebooku Mark Zuckerberg je zdánlivě nedotknutelný; pod palcem má firmu i její kontrolní orgány. Způsobů, jakými může o svou pozici přijít, je jen velmi málo a ještě méně je realistických. Nejpravděpodobněji se jeví jeho vlastní odstoupení. To je však rovněž vyústění, které nelze předpokládat: Zuckerberg ví, že tentokrát je mediální […]
Facebook on Wednesday listed a number of new data access restrictions it is implementing as the social media company looks to prioritize privacy for end users.
Protecting your privacy isn’t the only perk of deleting a Facebook account: It could help reduce anxiety. A University of Queensland research team, led by psychology lecturer Eric Vanman, investigated the effects of breaking up with social media. “Take a Facebook break for just five days reduced a person’s level of the stress hormone cortisol,” […]
Facebook announced that in the coming weeks it will expand its bug bounty program as the company cracks down on data misuse by app developers.
The Federal Trade Commission on Monday announced it is launching an investigation into Facebook’s data privacy practices
(via Simon/Pixabay) Facebook isn’t the most trustworthy site out there, as we’re all well aware. No one would blame you if you decided you wanted to deactivate your profile and start clearing out information since Facebook is pretty notorious for sharing your personal data with other entities that you may not want to have it. […]
Like the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back, some four-year-old data that wasn’t destroyed when it was supposed to may be what finally starts to bring internet giant Facebook under the scrutiny of legislators and a previously complacent public. It’s helpful to look back at what happened, and at how it has blown up […]
Security experts are calling for a higher prioritization of data security in the wake of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal.