Private intelligence gathering firm LocalBlox leaked data on 48 million users that was scraped from Facebook, LinkedIn, Zillow and other sites.
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Political actors and privacy activists are calling for more regulations on data privacy after Facebook’s data security scandal.
Privacy advocates are up in arms after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said most of the two billion users of the social network may have had their data scraped by malicious actors using a reverse search tool.
Facebook on Wednesday listed a number of new data access restrictions it is implementing as the social media company looks to prioritize privacy for end users.
Facebook announced that in the coming weeks it will expand its bug bounty program as the company cracks down on data misuse by app developers.
The Federal Trade Commission on Monday announced it is launching an investigation into Facebook’s data privacy practices
Politians are calling for legal ramifications for Facebook on the heels of the data privacy scandal that rocked the social media giant this week.
Security experts are calling for a higher prioritization of data security in the wake of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Facebook is in hot water after acknowledging that a consulting group – that has worked on several high profile political campaigns, including that of President Donald Trump’s – used the social media platform to harvest the data of 50 million users.