Newly leaked internal document suggests that Facebook data sharing program with U.S. top mobile carriers may be highly extensive and intrusive.
CrossFit’s decision to delete Facebook and Instagram accounts over data privacy concerns has shocked many but will it lead to more companies following suit and force Facebook to take the issue seriously?
In yet another blow to Facebook, the latest Instagram breach exposed sensitive data of at least 49 million users when an AWS database was found online without a password for at least 72 hours.
Facebook warned investors on potential FTC fine of $3 to $5 billion from upcoming Facebook settlement in Cambridge Analytica scandal, the company could be forced to create new privacy oversight review board reporting to FTC.
Facebook terms of service, once obfuscated by complicated, legalistic language, is going to state clearly how they provide services free of charge to consumers in return for agreement to share their personal data with third parties and used for targeted advertising.
Over the past year while FTC is conducting its Facebook investigation, Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly claimed full responsibility for privacy issues, and now it appears FTC might really hold Mark personally accountable for these lapses.
Cisco Talos recently highlighted the existence of 74 Facebook cybercrime groups with over 385,000 members. A growing concern that Facebook has become a platform to conduct cybercrime activities in plain sight.
Technology should provide us with the tools we need to feel in control of our personal data, not the opposite. Is there any technology available that can actually stop the companies from making money out of our data?
Facebook password leak has exposed up to 600 million user's plaintext passwords to company employees. And this appears to have been ongoing since 2012. Will this add more fuel on the antitrust fire?
Democracy is at risk from companies like Facebook that behave like digital gangsters. And, in fact, there are many similarities between Facebook’s behavior and recent violations and the way that “traditional gangsters” act.