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. But just why was Facebook able to siphon off records of who its users were contacting — and when — in the first place?
The short answer: Because Google let it. The longer answer: Well, it’s complicated.
Expert says Brexit campaign used data mined from Facebook
The computer expert who sparked a global debate over electronic privacy said Tuesday that the official campaign backing Britain’s exit from the European Union had access to data that was inappropriately collected from millions of Facebook users.
House speaker hopes Russian hacker will be sent to America
The speaker of U.S. House of Representatives says he hopes a Russian man who faces charges of hacking computers at LinkedIn, Dropbox and other American companies will be eventually extradited to the United States.
Exclusive: Facebook sources say Mark Zuckerberg has decided to testify before Congress in wake of the data privacy scandal https://t.co/mZ047fH6u7 pic.twitter.com/CQuKuUrZRq— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) March 27, 2018