Facebook waited more than two years after they discovered the breach before suspending Cambridge Analytica from its platform. The New York Times reported that at least some of the data is still.
The Facebook data breach is a scandal of our own making. Legally, there's nothing we can do about it. Users angered by recent privacy scandals may be wondering what legal options they have.
Facebook Data Leak, one of the biggest scandal in this social networking era which got attention from everyone,. It was revealed that Facebook exposed data on 50 million of its users to Cambridge Analytica, a U.K.-based data analytics firm which worked for the Trump presidential campaign.But many people consider the use of such data to be a breach of their privacy and are uncomfortable even being suggested as friends to people they do not know. Facebook, while it does contain tutorials instructing how users can make data more private, also places restrictions such as not permitting users to create fake names, to force participants to be more transparent (Fox-Brewster 2016).The data breach which rocked Facebook is not relatively new, as the first announcement dates back to 28 September 2018. Over the weeks, new information has been released, new facts have been uncovered and old statistics have been updated.
The Facebook data breach might not have exposed financial information, but security experts tell Consumer Reports that personal details can be just as valuable to cyber criminals.Read More
It’s been three days since Facebook reported that hackers obtained access tokens for 50 million user accounts, in what is believed to be the largest such data breach in its history.Here’s what.Read More
Facebook data breach. Facebook’s string of data scandals, including the 2018 data breach, which saw over 50 million users left vulnerable after attackers exploited a security flaw, stands out as a troubling chapter in the history of the Internet.Read More
Where the 2014 Sony breach or the massive 2017 Equifax breach were orchestrated by criminal third parties, the Facebook “leak” of user information was due to the social networking site’s application programming interface (API) and a very crafty data analytics firm.Read More
This test not only harvested the results of 270.000 Facebook users but also their friends, giving Cambridge Analytica unprecedented access to, at least, 50 million users in the US through the snowball effect, according to Christopher Wylie, currently known as the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower of the Facebook data breach.Read More
This essay will describe the positives and negatives of the Facebook Analytica scandal and illustrate the steps Facebook took to recover from the scandal. The conceptualization of Facebook as a leading player in the social media industry has placed it under public scrutiny for since its inception in 2004 by its founder, Mark Zuckerberg.Read More
The data breach at Facebook continues to make headlines. Different than the site hackings where credit card information was actually stolen at major retailers, the company in question, Cambridge Analytica, actually had the right to use this data.Read More
In light of Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg's April 10th congressional hearing, we've been getting a lot of questions about the Facebook data breach. If you're starting to wonder what's up with all the Facebook chatter you've been hearing, let us catch you up to speed.Read More