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Personal Data Privacy: Is It Even Possible In The Digital Age?

A poll carried out last year revealed a staggering 90% of people were “very concerned” about their internet privacy. Personal data privacy and the importance of safeguarding personal data, along with how companies are.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 24th, 2019

U.S. regulators discussed record fine against Facebook for privacy violations

The penalty would be for violating an agreement with the government to safeguard users' personal data, according to people familiar with the matter. The fine is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million levied against Google in 2012......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 18th, 2019

Netflix denies accessing users’ private Facebook messages (even though it could)

Netflix Inc. may have been able to access users’ private Facebook messages, but the streaming giant denies that it ever did so. The company’s access to Facebook users’ personal data was revealed in a bombshell New York Times report outlining deals.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 20th, 2018

Privacy Groups Pressure FTC After Latest Revelations About Facebook’s Data Sharing

Privacy groups want regulatory action after Facebook reportedly shared users' personal information. Privacy groups called on the Federal Tr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 19th, 2018

Facebook emails suggest company explored selling people's data despite pledges not to

Internal Facebook emails, some involving CEO Mark Zuckerberg, suggest it considered charging developers for access to users' personal information. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 5th, 2018

Japan tells Facebook to improve data protection

Japan's government on Monday told U.S. technology firm Facebook Inc to better protect its users' personal data following lapses this year affecting tens of millions of people globally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 22nd, 2018

Key Facebook investors join push to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman

This latest proposal comes after Facebook revealed hackers stole personal info from 29 million people......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Hackers stole millions of Facebook users’ personal data — here’s why you should be worried (FB)

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Some 30 million Facebook users were victims of the hacking attack it revealed recently. That attack exposed the personal information of many users, including their names, phone numbers, birth .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2018

Facebook: Hackers stole personal data of millions of users

An attack that forced the site to log out 90 million users last month directly affected 29 million people on the social network, the firm said as it released new details about the scope of the incident......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

Facebook closed loophole that let parties see names in private groups, CNBC says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 12th, 2018

A hacker found Facebook quizzes with a flaw that could have exposed the data of 120 million people

Nametests.com An ethical hacker found a security loophole in Nametests.com, a popular maker of Facebook personality quizzes. The flaw could have exposed the Facebook data of more than.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 29th, 2018

How To Get A Copy Of Your Apple ID Account Data

With the recent Facebook scandal regarding the misuse of personal data, people are more tuned in than ever as to how companies are using their information. Apple now allows cu.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 23rd, 2018

Facebook Has Suspended 200 Apps That May Have Misused People’s Private Data

Facebook used to give developers access to vast amounts of personal information. Facebook says it has suspended around 200 apps for potentially misusing people’s data, following an audit that was prompted .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 14th, 2018

Amid Facebook data theft row, Orkut says "Hello" to India in a new avatar

Based on the concept of building networks around communities, 'Hello' forms interest groups of people synced by what they like and are passionate about.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 12th, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Facebook makes shaky data and privacy claims

Mark Zuckerberg cited "security purposes" Wednesday when asked by several lawmakers about Facebook's collection of personal data on people who never signed up for the social network but whose online behavior is nevertheless tracked by the company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Does Facebook collect data on non-members?

Mark Zuckerberg cited "security purposes" Wednesday when asked by several lawmakers about Facebook's collection of personal data on people who never signed up for the social network but whose online behavior is nevertheless tracked by the company......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2018

Facebook targeted in federal investigation of Cambridge Analytica

Facebook’s actions and public statements are facing inquiries from several federal agencies regarding the mishandling of millions of users’ personal data......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 14th, 2019

Why Facebook Just Hired One of Its Biggest Critics

Nate Cardozo once wrote that Facebook's "business model depends on our collective confusion and apathy about privacy." Facebook has received backlash over how it uses personal data in recent years, and now the company jus.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 30th, 2019

U.S. judge rejects Yahoo data breach settlement

A U.S. judge rejected Yahoo's proposed settlement with millions of people whose email addresses and other personal information were stolen in the largest data breach in history, faulting the Internet services provider for a lack of transparency......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

Facebook CEO defends ad model, says "We don"t sell people"s data", WSJ says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 25th, 2019