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Cambridge Analytica stories

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Netflix film The Great Hack raises serious questions about data privacy issues
Wed, 31st Jul 2019
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Last weekend a group of privacy advocates and experts gathered in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center to discuss issues highlighted by The Great Hack documentary.
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Okta: Reclaiming control over digital identity
Wed, 20th Feb 2019
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What is a digital identity? Who is responsible for that information? And what rights do digital citizens have?.
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Facebook app shares your data with phone manufacturers - time to say 'I quit'?
Mon, 11th Jun 2018
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privacy
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NordVPN reveals Facebook's decade-long data sharing with 60+ device makers.
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70% of security experts say social media should be government regulated
Sat, 28th Apr 2018
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cybersecurity
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social media
A survey has found the majority believe social media data collection needs to be regulated, despite having little faith in their governments.
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34% of polled Kiwis & 27% of Aussies ready to delete Facebook after data breach
Tue, 17th Apr 2018
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data protection
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privacy
The Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data breach has shown the world just how important data is to individuals and the organisations that collect it.
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Facebook is finally making changes to its data sharing controls - but is it too little, too late?
Fri, 6th Apr 2018
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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data breach
Most Facebook users could have had their data scraped by cyber attackers, says the social network's chief technology officer.
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OPINON: Counting the broader cost of Facebook’s data dilemma
Thu, 5th Apr 2018
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firewall
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Barracuda SVP Chris Ross talks about the results of a recent survey they ran following the Facebook fallout to determine the true cost.
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Zuckerberg admits “we made mistakes” in Facebook data breach
Fri, 23rd Mar 2018
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breach prevention
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cios
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has released a statement following the revelation that data from 50 million people was misused.
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Facebook breach of 50 MILLION profiles: What we know so far
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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bi
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A whistleblower has uncovered the practices of his illicit company, which include stealing the details of 50m Facebook users to help Trump's campaign.