Facebook privacy

Privacy policy: Delhi HC reserves order on WhatsApp plea challenging CCI order

The court was hearing two petitions challenging the March 24 order passed by CCI directing a probe into the new privacy policy and that the probe should be completed within 60 days.

published on : 13th April 2021

Hackers 'scraped' data of more than half-billion users in 2019 leak, says Facebook

Hudson Rock cybercrime intelligence firm CTO Alan Gal said that all 533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free.

published on : 7th April 2021

EU court opinion leaves Facebook more exposed over privacy

The advice from the European Court of Justice's Advocate General Michal Bobek paves the way for an onslaught of fresh data privacy cases across the EU, experts said.

published on : 13th January 2021

Facebook data breach: Senator asks US Congress to take action

Facebook on Friday admitted hackers broke into nearly 50 million users' accounts by stealing their "access tokens" or digital keys.

published on : 29th September 2018

Massive data breach: Give me another chance, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

Zuckerberg, who co-founded Facebook in 2004, once again admitted the lapses and asked for another chance to lead the company.

published on : 5th April 2018

US authorities confirm Facebook probe for data leaks to Cambridge Analytica

The US Federal Trade commission said that it takes very seriously recent press reports raising substantial concerns about the privacy practices of Facebook.

published on : 27th March 2018

How Facebook was able to siphon off phone call and text logs

The news that Facebook's Android app has been collecting call and text histories is yet another black eye for the social media giant.

published on : 27th March 2018

This is how Facebook chips away your privacy 

If you start typing something and change your mind and delete it, Facebook keeps those and analyzes them too, says  Zeynep Tufekci, a prominent techno-sociologist.

published on : 25th March 2018

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton says it’s time to delete Facebook

Concerns were flagged on data privacy in the wake of revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s alleged misuse of Facebook user data.

published on : 21st March 2018

Global Markets: Asian shares fall as Facebook data flap spooks tech stocks

Asian shares fell on Tuesday as investors dumped high-flying U.S. technology shares on fears of stiffer regulation as Facebook came under fire following reports it allowed improper access to user data

published on : 20th March 2018