ICO concerned about privacy protection on WhatsApp/Facebook

An Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) investigation into WhatsApp’s decision to share customer data with Facebook has confirmed initial concerns that personal information is not being properly handled. The UK’s information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, said in an official company blog that consumers have been left in the dark about this development. “I had concerns that consumers … More ICO concerned about privacy protection on WhatsApp/Facebook

Please stop spreading the Facebook privacy notice hoax

Facebook users are at it again. A post telling users to copy and paste a message if they wish to retain control over things they share on Facebook, is being copied left, right and centre. Which is all very well and fine, of course. Apart from the fact that the message is utterly worthless. If … More Please stop spreading the Facebook privacy notice hoax

My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam

Not even a week has passed since ESET warned users worldwide about an active Ray-Ban scam campaign on Facebook, which tricks users into sending their payment card details to the attackers. Today we bring you information on yet another malicious activity targeting the world’s largest social network. This time, malicious links are disguised as a … More My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam

Be careful what you post! Facebook faces court for ‘reading user messages’

Facebook is to face a class action lawsuit over ‘reading’ its user’s messages, a U.S. judge has ruled. CNBC reports that the social network is accused of violating user privacy by scanning messages for URL links – which then counted towards the number of times a link has been ‘shared’ by the site. Facebook also … More Be careful what you post! Facebook faces court for ‘reading user messages’

Michael Schumacher dead? No, just the latest sick Facebook scam

Facebook fraudsters use fake news of F1 star’s death to direct users to scam websites Scammers and fraudsters think nothing of scraping the barrel of bad taste, if they believe it will help them earn a few dollars. Take the latest scam spreading on Facebook, for instance, which claims that Formula 1 racing driving star … More Michael Schumacher dead? No, just the latest sick Facebook scam