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White House hosts open-source software security summit in light of expansive Log4j flaw

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The meeting will combine tech leaders with feds.

French privacy regulator slaps Facebook, Google with fines totaling nearly $240M

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

The CNIL hit the tech giants over their policy on cookies.

Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

In one case, Meta removed 300 accounts linked to Israeli-based Black Cube that operated as fictitious personas to set up calls with targets.

Meta scrubbed a fake scientist's account that spread bogus COVID-19 claims

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

Facebook removed 524 inauthentic Facebook accounts, 20 pages, four Groups and 86 Instagram accounts boosting the claims.

Facebook kills its facial recognition system, citing 'societal concerns,' uncertain rules from regulators

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

In shutting down the program, the company cited a lack of guidance from federal regulators.

Facebook accuses Nicaraguan government of running hundreds of fake accounts to target opposition

by AJ Vicens • 3 months ago

Nicaragua's government has, for years, weaponized Facebook to try to discredit student protesters and boost official narratives, the company says.