FBI, SEC and FTC are additionally investigating Facebook's knowledge leak

Facebook has confirmed that it acquired requests for information from the businesses and mentioned in a press release: “We are cooperating with officials in the US, UK and beyond. We’ve provided public testimony, answered questions, and pledged to continue our assistance as their work continues.” The Washington Post says the feds are presently targeted on […]

How France beat Russian meddling (and we might, too)

This is a tune individuals have been singing for a while — that Trump’s fully not-compromised-by-Russia cupboard of crazies has been ignoring the problem and avoiding doing any work on stopping extra of what occurred 17 months in the past. Unless, after all, cyber-warrior John Bolton is making ready to tear off his shirt and […]

Congress questions knowledge agency led by ex-Cambridge Analytica worker

Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr., Mike Doyle and Jan Schakowsky additionally need to know if Data Propria has obtained knowledge by third-party Facebook apps like Cambridge Analytica did. They’re asking Oczkowski if his firm obtained knowledge from web promoting companies and if it is telling customers the way it’s utilizing and sharing their info. Finally, they […]

Facebook says Cambridge Analytica could not have accessed EU person knowledge

Facebook could not conclusively say so, because it nonetheless has to conduct an inner audit, which they’re going to carry out after the UK’s privateness watchdog finishes its personal probe, in response to Bloomberg. But primarily based on the corporate’s evaluation and testimony by Dr. Aleksandr Kogan, the researcher who handed person knowledge over to […]

Facebook needs to assist small companies defend your privateness

Data privateness is a frequently rising concern within the wake of reports of election tampering and Cambridge Analytica scandals. As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) take full impact, it is not solely massive companies that must be cautious of defending their customers’ privateness. Facebook is now partnering with TeachPrivacy within the US for […]

Trump’s 2020 marketing campaign would possibly embrace ex-Cambridge Analytica workers

Data Propria is a brand new information evaluation agency that gives ad-targeting providers and the AP says at the least 4 ex-Cambridge Analytica staff are affiliated with the corporate. Oczkowski confirmed that three folks on his group beforehand labored at Cambridge Analytica, one among which is CA’s former lead information scientist David Wilkinson. However, Oczkowski […]

Cambridge Analytica information for chapter within the US

Though it could have shut down. It’s not getting out of being investigated. Earlier this week, reviews surfaced that each the Department of Justice and the FBI are wanting into Cambridge Analytica and its practices. UK officers are scrutinizing the corporate as effectively. The petition to file for chapter was signed by Rebekah and Jennifer […]

NYT: FBI and DOJ are trying into Cambridge Analytica

One of the previous workers the investigators talked to was Christopher Wylie, the whistleblower who revealed that the “thisisyourdigitallife” app collected knowledge from over 50 million customers. Cambridge Analytica used its psychographic modeling methods to construct profiles on American customers with that knowledge assortment. Those profiles then served as the inspiration of the agency’s work […]

Facebook to UK parliament: No Zuckerberg for you

In a letter to the committee, Facebook UK Head of Public Policy Rebecca Stimson famous that the corporate had held conferences and proof periods around the globe, had senior officers give proof earlier than the committee in Washington and had despatched a senior official to testify earlier than the committee within the UK. “We were […]