Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week

Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, August 13-17

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week, lack of user privacy, man-in-the-attack, dumb privacy rules and Intel CPUs vulnerabilities made the headlines. In addition, we discussed how to get ...
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User Privacy Threatens Security Defenses

Lack of User Privacy Threatens Security Defenses

Data threats come from three general fronts: individuals sharing too much information, data breaches and corporations selling increasingly granular customer data. Security professionals frequently sound warnings for the first two. The last ...
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Facebook exposed users’ personal data in data-sharing partnership

Facebook exposed users’ personal data in data-sharing partnership

“Every piece of content that you share on Facebook you own. You have complete control over who sees it and how you share it,” said Mark Zuckerberg in front of Congress a ...
Grindr says sharing of sensitive user information is ‘industry practice’

Grindr says sharing of sensitive user information is ‘industry practice’

Dating social network Grindr admitted sharing users’ sensitive information with third parties as this is “industry practice.” The data was encrypted and Apptimize and Localytics were bound by contract to keep the ...
Facebook caught up in political data scandal; denies data breach

Facebook caught up in political data scandal; denies data breach

Lawmakers from the US and Europe demand explanations from Facebook following statements that it shared user data with Cambridge Analytica, a political analytics firm linked to US President Donald Trump, while the ...