News Wrap: Facebook Regulation, Verizon DBIR, Hidden Airbnb Cameras

From a creepy Airbnb incident to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report, Threatpost editors break down the top privacy and security stories for the week ended May 10.

From a massive data-breach report that showed surprising – and disturbing – cybercrime trends, to an op-ed in the New York Times that took aim at Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Threatpost editors Lindsey O’Donnell and Tom Spring break down this week’s biggest news. This weeks topics include:

  • Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wrote a blistering op-ed about the need for regulation around the social-media giant;
  • Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report 2019, released this week, which outlined the top data breach trends to look out for;
  • A firestorm surrounding Airbnb after a guest discovered that her host was secretly recording her in the flat’s bedroom.

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