Tag: Facebook

Irish Data Protection Commission confirms Facebook probe is underway

Facebook could face a potential €1.6bn fine under GDPR rules if found guilty of wrongdoing.

Facebook resets 90 million user passwords as flaw is discovered

Experts point to potential nation state involvement.

Chrome Extension Malware Targets Facebook

A new malware campaign detected by Radware's threat research group is reported to be proliferating through fraudulent Facebook links.

Facebook Users Undeterred by Privacy Scandal

A recent online poll shows that Facebook scandal had little impact on the frequency with which users visit the social media site.

Facebook keeps tabs on Android SMS and calls

Users find Facebook has been keeping records of their calls and text messages.

Mark Zuckerberg: “I’m really sorry that this happened”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks to CNNMoney after the news broke that Cambridge Analytica accessed private information from 50 million Facebook users.

Cambridge Analytica Execs Caught Discussing Extortion

What is Cambridge Analytica? The firm at the centre of Facebook's latest data breach.

UK government tool detects ISIS videos before they go live

UK creates machine learning algorithm for small video sites to detect ISIS propaganda during the upload process.

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Firms Buck Corporate Governance Trends

Why biggest companies in Silicon Valley are diverging from their peers elsewhere on corporate governance, according to a recent study.

When the threats get weird, the security solutions get weirder

The world of security is getting super weird. And the solutions may be even weirder than the threats!

New law will change the way you use Facebook!

Everyone will be given sweeping new powers to see what tech companies know about them and have it deleted, under a new bill. UK's Data Protection Bill will make it far more easy for people to find out how companies are using their personal details, including their browsing history and even their DNA. And once they've ...

Astonishing! How Facebook’s tentacles reach further than you think

Facebook's collection of data makes it one of the most influential organisations in the world. Share Lab wanted to look "under the bonnet" at the tech giant's algorithms and connections to better understand the social structure and power relations within the company. A couple of years ago, Vladan Joler and his brainy friends in Belgrade ...