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Facebook bans Israeli company that's been sharing disinfo on West African politics

by Shannon Vavra • 7 days ago

It's not just nation-states, businesses are starting to get in on the disinformation game.

It's time for Congress to act on Facebook's privacy policies. Here's how.

by cyber_admin • 2 weeks ago

In an op-ed, ID Experts CEO Tom Kelly writes that we shouldn't be fooled by Mark Zuckerberg's pivot to privacy: the time for regulation is now.

It was 'inevitable' that bombs would fall in response to a cyberattack

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Israel's targeting of alleged Hamas hackers was the first instance of a 'kinetic' response to a cyberattack. But it wasn't a surprising outcome.

Facebook security notice announces millions of Instagram users had their passwords stored in plaintext

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The update increases the amount of people impacted by a March security notice.

Third-party Facebook apps left people's data publicly exposed, researchers say

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The Silicon Valley security firm identified exposures by Mexico-based media company Cultura Colectiva and the now-defunct "At the Pool" app.

Facebook links Duterte campaign volunteer to 200 bogus accounts

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The specific identification of Nic Gabunada, former chief executive of Omnicom Media Group Philippines, marks a departure for Facebook in its efforts against "coordinated inauthentic behavior."

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