Tags data privacy

How should social media companies protect data from third-party scrapers?

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

ZeroFOX CEO Evan Blair talks with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto on how social media companies are dealing with data privacy in the wake of numerous security mishaps and scandals.

Government website encryption needs help from DHS, Sen. Wyden says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Despite significant improvements to government website encryption, some metadata is still transmitted insecurely, the Oregon Democrat said.

Facebook revises affected account number to 30 million; investigation ongoing

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The company also says the FBI has been brought in for an investigation.

Slow disclosure of Google+ flaw draws attention of senators

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Republican senators have written to Google CEO Sundar Pichai demanding to know why the company was reportedly slow to disclose a software flaw in its Google+ social network.

DHS drone data left vulnerable, audit finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

While the Department of Homeland Security has looked to step up its use of drones to patrol the southern border, lax security policies have left the collected data vulnerable, a new audit finds.

Equifax fined maximum penalty under 1998 UK data protection law

by Greg Otto • 8 months ago

The fine amounts to $664,000.

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