Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

Why Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal may be a good thing for users –

April 30, 2018


Facebook is facing backlash in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but this time, it could be a good thing for consumers. Here’s why.
http://blog.hotspotshield.com/2018/04/03/facebook-cambridge-analytica-scandal-good-users/

Facebook Violation of User Privacy Gets Exec Grilled at US Congress

April 22, 2018


Robert Siciliano Security analyst with @HotspotShield discusses Facebook Scandle and the significant breach of user privacy
http://snip.ly/wcg7e

Facebook Exec Grilled at US Congress

April 21, 2018


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered many tough questions from US senators in a congressional hearing as he seeks to reassure lawmakers, the financial markets and users about online privacy concerns. The social media giant is under fire after it was reported that data from as many as 87 million Facebook users was transferred without consent to Cambridge Analytica. Could the social media giant weather criticisms over user data security?
http://snip.ly/lqey7

Is Facebook Listening (and How to Protect Your Privacy)

April 18, 2018


A lot of people are realizing that some of the products we use every day are spying on us. This is what you need to know to protect your privacy.
http://snip.ly/9dlsy

How to Turn Off Facebook’s Face Recognition

April 14, 2018


Even though facial recognition has been around for years, it has really gotten more mainstream since the newest Apple iPhone, the X, was released.
http://snip.ly/n54c6

Trending Tech Business News: Facebook’s new privacy controls are too late: Robert Siciliano

April 9, 2018


http://robertsiciliano.com/ Robert Siciliano Identity Theft and Privacy Expert discussing Facebook Offering New Privacy Controls a Little Too Late for @HotspotShield
http://snip.ly/a6uxk

Facebook Grabbing Contact Lists and SMS Text Data – YouTube

April 2, 2018


Identity Theft Expert Robert Siciliano discusses Facebook Grabbing Contact Lists and SMS Text Data for @HotspotShield
https://youtu.be/qoVOQ3ztM4A

Facebook data scandal “a wake-up call for consumers” | Can Russia and America sit down and talk?

April 2, 2018


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday admitted that the social media company “made mistakes” that led to tens of millions of users’ data being compromised. Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica has been accused of improperly obtaining and using the data via a personality quiz app, which is said to have influenced the 2016 US presidential election result. As Facebook’s stock plummets and the investigation heats up, how many friends can Facebook keep? How can personal data be kept safe?
http://snip.ly/83g0v

Facebook data scandal “a wake-up call for consumers”

April 1, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday admitted that the social media company “made mistakes” that led to tens of millions of users’ data being compromised. Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica has been accused of improperly obtaining and using the data via a personality quiz app, which is said to have influenced the 2016 US presidential election result. As Facebook’s stock plummets and the investigation heats up, how many friends can Facebook keep? How can personal data be kept safe?
http://snip.ly/ubu41

Facebook’s new “Protect” feature is actually a type of spyware –

March 17, 2018


You may think the new “Protect” button on Facebook will help retain your online privacy—but you’d be wrong. Here’s why Onavo is actually a form of spyware.
http://snip.ly/gqqkb