Turkey fines Facebook for December 2018 API bug

Turkey fines Facebook for December 2018 API bug

The Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) fined Facebook today 1.65 million Turkish lira ($270,000) for an API bug that exposed personal photos of 300,000…

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Facebook admits to storing plaintext passwords for millions of Instagram users

Facebook admits to storing plaintext passwords for millions of Instagram users

Facebook admitted today to storing the passwords of millions of Instagram users in plaintext format in internal server logs. The announcement came as an update…

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Leaked docs show Facebook weaponized user data against competitors, with little regard for privacy

Leaked docs show Facebook weaponized user data against competitors, with little regard for privacy

Amazon, for instance, got extended data access because it was not only spending money on ads but partnering with Facebook on the launch of its…

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Facebook Seeking $1 Bln in Venture Capital for Crypto Project

NYT Reporter: Facebook Seeking $1 Bln in Venture Capital for Crypto Project

Facebook is reportedly seeking support from various venture capital (VC) firms to develop its supposed digital token, New York Times (NYT) tech reporter Nathaniel Popper…

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Facebook Home to 74 Black Market Groups

Facebook Home to 74 Black Market Groups

Researchers at Cisco Talos detected an excess of 70 Facebook groups that have been selling black-market cyber-fraud services, some of which have managed to remain…

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