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NYTIMES: Facebook Expects to Be Fined Up to $5 Billion by F.T.C. Over Privacy Issues

Posted on April 24th, 2019

Facebook disclosed in its quarterly financial results that it estimated a one-time loss of $3 billion to $5 billion in connection with an "ongoing inquiry" with the F.T.C. Credit Andrew Harnik/Associated Press By Mike Isaac April 24, 2019 SAN FR...

NYTIMES: Protecting Your Internet Accounts Keeps Getting Easier. Here’s How to Do It.

Posted on March 27th, 2019

Brian X. Chen, The New York Times, March 27, 2019 There are many tools for setting up two-factor authentication, a security mechanism that prevents improper access. These four methods are the most compelling. Credit Glenn Harvey When Facebook r...

AXIOS: Fatal distraction | Tech's worry as D.C. bares fangs

Posted on March 12th, 2019

Getty Images/Ringer illustration The prospect of corporate breakups isn't Silicon Valley's biggest worry, Axios' Scott Rosenberg and Ina Fried report: • Instead, insiders fear missing the next cycle of industry change if they're distracted and h...

BINSIDER: Ex-Facebook security boss Alex Stamos likens the company's leadership to a 'Game of Thrones'

Posted on February 12th, 2019

Alex Stamos Win McNamee/Getty Images Rob Price, Business Insider, Feb. 10, 2019, 9:00 PM Former Facebook exec Alex Stamos says the leadership culture at the company is like "Game of Thrones."In an interview with CNN, the outspo...

NYTIMES: 5 Ways Facebook Shared Your Data

Posted on December 20th, 2018

December 20, 2018 Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, The New York Times For years, Facebook gave many large technology companies special access to users’ information. Here’s how it worked. Facebook for years gave major tech companies, including Yahoo a...

BINSIDER: Facebook allowed Netflix and Spotify to access private messages

Posted on December 20th, 2018

Shona Ghosh 22h Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, ...

NYTIMES: Opinion | How You Can Help Fight the Information Wars

Posted on December 19th, 2018

Silicon Valley won’t save us. We’re on our own. By Kara Swisher Contributing Opinion Writer Dec. 18, 2018 Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, and Jack Dorsey, Twitter's chief executive officer, testifying before the Senate Inte...

CSM: UK releases documents showing potential abuses by Facebook

Posted on December 6th, 2018

Internal documents from 2011-2015 show Facebook selling user's data with little regard for privacy concerns. The social media giant says the information offers an incomplete picture, but lawmakers in the US and Britain are pushing for more regulat...

QTIP: Two-Faced: Delay, Deny and Deflect

Posted on November 23rd, 2018

Is Facebook your friend? Are you OK with how Facebook uses data about you that it collects? Was Facebook’s motto "move fast and break things" ever a great idea? Billions of users here and around the world really like Facebook. They can have fanta...

WebMD: Top Concentration Killers

Posted on October 2nd, 2018

WebMD says, whether you or someone you care about is living with a chronic health condition or just has trouble focusing from time to time, today's world is full of concentration killers. Psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, PhD offers a few tips to ma...

NYTIMES: You Don’t Want the Malware Prize

Posted on April 23rd, 2018

Devious code is sending people to fraudulent quiz and contest pages, so ignore that "lucky winner" notice and run a security scan. Pop-ups claiming to offer prizes to Amazon customers are part of a surge in malicious advertising. Credit The New Y...

How to Delete Your Facebook Account

Posted on April 17th, 2018

Sick of the world's leading social network? Say good-bye to all those "friends" by following these instructions. Here's how to delete Facebook. Recent events might have you contemplating a break from Facebook. That's not an option for everyone; i...

HP Fraud Alert: Protect Yourself from Scams

Posted on July 12th, 2017

The alert below appears on HP’s various support and web store sites. Similar alerts also appear on websites of Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and others. HP’s alert can apply to calls from any strangers claiming to be security or technical ...

NYTimes: A Quick Guide to Backing Up Your Critical Data

Posted on April 1st, 2017

Adapted from March 31, 2017, The New York Times Personal Tech column by J. D. Biersdorfer and Kelly Couturier Setting up a system to keep your files backed up automatically is easy. Spending a little time today could save...

APPLEINSIDER: App face-off: Apple iMessage vs. WhatsApp Messenger

Posted on January 29th, 2016

By Marty Edwards Friday, January 29, 2016, 07:19 pm PT (10:19 pm ET) When WhatsApp Messenger went free earlier this year it gave iOS device owners a viable solution to connect with friends and family who don't use Apple products, but the app comes...

New York Magazine -- The Maturation of Mark Zuckerberg

Posted on May 9th, 2012

If all goes as planned, Facebook will finally pull the trigger later this month on its long-salivated-over IPO. The deal could value the company in the neighborhood of $100 billion, making founder and CEO Mark Elliot Zuckerberg’s own unusually lar...

Facebook phishing campaign serving ZeuS crimeware | Zero Day | ZDNet.com

Posted on April 5th, 2010

In need of a good reason not to click on links found in spam or phishing emails?A currently ongoing Facebook phishing campaign is not only attempting to phish fresh Facebook accounting data, but is also serving client-side exploits through a copyc...

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