Security researchers have spotted a new information stealer that collects Chrome login data from infected victims, along with session cookies, and appears to be looking for Facebook details in particular, according to a Radware threat alert.
The recently released AV1 video codec works better than expected, according to Facebook engineers, after putting the new technology through a benchmark test that tried to mimic Facebook's real-life production environment as close as possible.
Vivaldi announced today that they will be removing Facebook as a default link in their browser's Speed Dial feature. Citing concerns about Facebook's mishandling of data and their lack of privacy protection, Vivaldi's CEO has decided that Facebook is not a platform they feel comfortable promoting.
Facebook revealed today that Cambridge Analytica accessed the personal information of more than 87 million users, and not 50 million, as it was initially reported.
Facebook has announced that they are shutting down access to the "Partner Categories" targeting feature for Facebook advertisers. Partner Categories is a product that allowed Facebook advertisers to directly target the social site's users based on data provided by third-party providers, rather than data compiled directly by Facebook.
In its first step to try and restore confidence in its platform after the Cambridge Analytica fiasco, Facebook has unveiled more organized privacy settings and a new data management tool called "Access Your Information".
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal, Facebook has announced important changes to its app platform, along with improvements to its official bug bounty program that will incentivize and reward security researchers for hunting down third-party Facebook apps that misuse user data.
The Mozilla Foundation released today a Firefox add-on that isolates the Facebook website and all its domains to a separate "container," effectively stopping Facebook from tracking users across other websites on the Web.
Several Facebook users who downloaded an archive of their Facebook data in the wake of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal discovered this week that the social network's mobile applications have been recording —in some cases— much more information than most people were expecting.
In the span of three days, news broke that high-ranking security at executives at three of the Internet's most important tech firms —Google, Facebook, and Twitter— announced plans to leave their respective companies.
With the recent report of Facebook user's data being harvested and used for information warfare, many people are looking to delete their accounts or at least their Facebook posts in order to have a clean slate. Deleting posts, though, can be a very time consuming task as you normally would have to go into each and every post and manu
UK authorities will seek a warrant to probe the computer systems of Cambridge Analytica, the company blamed for covertly siphoning the data of over 50 million Facebook users.
Facebook has confirmed over the weekend reports that an app made by a team of academics had collected vasts amounts of user data, who then shared this information with Cambridge Analytica —a commercial data analytics firm that allegedly used this info to target US voters in the 2016 Presidential election.
A new Android malware strain can phish Facebook user credentials and then log into accounts to harvest account details, and even search and collect results using the Facebook app's search functionality.
Facebook rolled out today a new section on its mammoth site, a section where users can find jobs and businesses can advertise job openings.
Facebook has bought Confirm, a Boston-based government ID verification service, which Facebook will most likely use to confirm the identities of suspicious accounts in its fight against fake accounts used to spread political propaganda.
Google has removed 53 apps from the official Play Store because they were spreading a new breed of Android malware named GhostTeam that could steal Facebook credentials and push ads to infected phones.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday that Facebook will revamp its News Feed content ranking algorithm to prioritize updates from friends and family members.