US lawmakers troubled by Facebook's Libra due to 'pattern of failing to keep consumer data private'

US lawmakers troubled by Facebook’s Libra due to ‘pattern of failing to keep consumer data private’

US lawmakers in a hearing at the House Committee on Financial Services on Wednesday expressed widespread mistrust of Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan, saying the company’s attempt…

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Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

The $5 billion fine that the Federal Trade Commission has slapped on Facebook for privacy violations may be the largest ever levied by the agency,…

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Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

Facebook $5 Billion U.S. Privacy Settlement Approved by FTC

U.S. officials approved a record $5 billion privacy settlement with Facebook Inc. to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers…

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Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp repaired without a real explanation

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp repaired without a real explanation

For most of July 3, Facebook Facebook’s sister image-sharing network, Instagram and its popular communications program WhatsApp were having fits. None of the sites were…

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FACEBOOK DOWN: SITE AND APP STOPS SHOWING PHOTOS AS USERS ALSO REPORT ISSUES WITH WHATSAPP

Facebook Down: Site And App Stops Showing Photos As Users Also Report Issues With Whatsapp

Facebook has stopped working properly, at the same time as WhatsApp. Rather than a total or global outage, the Facebook issue appears to be specific to certain…

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Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Chair of House Financial Services Committee Requests Halt on Facebook’s Crypto Project

Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra,…

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Disgruntled security firm discloses zero-days in Facebook's WordPress plugins

Disgruntled security firm discloses zero-days in Facebook’s WordPress plugins

A US-based cyber-security firm has published details about two zero-days that impact two of Facebook’s official WordPress plugins. The details also include proof-of-concept (PoC) code…

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Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week: Report

Facebook to Unveil ‘Libra Association’ and Launch Testnet Next Week

Social media giant Facebook will unveil the Libra Association, which will operate its bespoke cryptocurrency Libra, on June 18, cryptocurrency news outlet The Block reported…

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Facebook emails could show CEO Mark Zuckerberg knew of privacy issues, report says

Facebook is already under fire over privacy issues and said users shouldn’t have an expectation of privacy on social media. A new report says emails found as part of…

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Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

Apple Pledges Privacy, Beefs Up Security

The company hits back at the data economy – and fellow tech giants Facebook and Google – by announcing its own single sign-on service. A…

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