The Most Disturbing Thing About Facebook’s Controversial Data Research Program

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Why Facebook’s Data Research Program Was Exploitative | Time this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Time Tech RSS 2019-01-30 18:52 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/timeblogs/nerd_world/~3/NyN0GdgiHxI/

Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Accusations that social media giant used privacy loophole could stoke conflict with Apple The iPhone app provided Facebook with data it used to keep ahead of youth trends. Photograph: Alamy Facebook paid users as young as 13 to install an app that gave Läs mer…

A ‘black eye’ for Apple: FaceTime bug shakes faith in iPhone security

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Cybersecurity expert sees ‘nightmare scenario’ for company as app allows third parties to eavesdrop Rushing to fix a security flaw can have unintended consequences, says a security expert. Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images It was a tin-foil hatted conspiracy theorist’s wildest prognostication come true: Läs mer…

Apple's FaceTime bug lets people listen in on you – even if you don't pick up

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; iPhone Serious glitch, which can also turn on video without people’s knowledge, comes amid increasing concerns over privacy The bug turns the phone of the recipient of a FaceTime call into a microphone while the call is still ringing. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images A Läs mer…

EU data watchdog raises concerns over Facebook integration

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Irish commission that regulates site requests urgent briefing on platforms merger Facebook says its plan will make it easier to reach friends and family across networks. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian Facebook’s plan to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger could raise Läs mer…

Facebook and Google back Labor changes to laws which break encryption

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Encryption Authorities would need a fresh warrant before ordering companies to assist or build a new capability to access electronic communications Google, Facebook, Twitter and Amazon are among the technology companies backing ALP amendments to the Coalition government’s encryption bill. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters Industry Läs mer…

WhatsApp Fights Fake News With Message Forwarding Restrictions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the latest case of social media privacy and security limitations, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has announced it will restrict the number of times an individual message can be forwarded. WhatsApp’s vice president for policy and communications, Victoria Grand, announced the update at an Läs mer…