Instagram Exposes Passwords Stored in Plain Text

Instagram Exposes Passwords Stored in Plain Text

Users of the 'Download your data' tool on public PCs exposed

  • Apple
  • By Bogdan Popa
  • November 15th, 2018
Facebook CEO Pushed Execs to Android Due to Personal Vendetta Against Tim Cook

Facebook CEO Pushed Execs to Android Due to Personal Vendetta Against Tim Cook

Zuckerberg was angry over Cook’s comments

Fixed Facebook Privacy Bug Could Have Allowed Bad Actors to Steal Personal Info

Fixed Facebook Privacy Bug Could Have Allowed Bad Actors to Steal Personal Info

Security issue resided in iframe used for internal tracking

Facebook Trying to Convince Portal Is Not Used for Ad Targeting. Spoiler: It Is!

Facebook Trying to Convince Portal Is Not Used for Ad Targeting. Spoiler: It Is!

People's distrust in Facebook will be hard to overcome

Facebook Removes More Than 100 Accounts Right Before US Midterms

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Profiles disabled due to 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'

120 Million Facebook Accounts Compromised, Private Messages of 81,000 for Sale

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Facebook blames breach on browsers add-ons

Facebook Removed 82 Iranian Pages, Groups, Accounts Posing as US or UK citizens

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Roughly 1 million US, UK users followed the removed accounts

Facebook Gets £500,000 Fine from ICO for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

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The fine is the maximum allowed by the law

Facebook Unveils Ad Archive Transparency Tool for Political Related Ads

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The Ad Archive report is updated on a weekly basis

Report Says Facebook Believes Spammers Were Behind September Security Attack

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Social network's investigation blames fake advertisers

Facebook Creates War Room to Combat Fake News Ahead of September Elections

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Machine learning and AI are used to block fake accounts

Facebook Allegedly Hid Inflated Video Ad Metrics of Up to 900 Percent

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Video ad metrics issue was known one year before disclosure

Facebook Won't Display Ads on Its Portal Devices, Will Use Data for Ad Targeting

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Backpedals on Portal and Portal+ focus on privacy

Facebook Says FBI Asked Them Not to Reveal Attackers Behind Last Month's Breach

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30 million out of the estimated 50 had access tokens stolen

Facebook Removes 559 Pages and 251 Accounts for Spam

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For breaking spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior rules

Facebook to Circumvent Cross-Site Tracking Block with New First-Party Cookie

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The new cookie to help advertisers track users across sites

Instagram Testing Sharing of Precise Location History with Facebook

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Opt-in feature to help Facebook improve the platform

 
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