Teri Robinson

Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

Facebook bans MyPersonality app, notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts

And notifies 4 million users affected, follows purging of suspect accounts.
By Teri Robinson Aug 29 2018, 1:39PM
Facebook takes down pages suspected in US election influence campaign

Facebook takes down pages suspected in US election influence campaign

The 2018 US midterm elections are bearing an unfortunate resemblance to the 2016 US presidential race - with a number of suspicious accounts.
By Teri Robinson Aug 2 2018, 11:05AM
Ecuador to boot Assange from London embassy, report

Ecuador to boot Assange from London embassy, report

Julian Assange reportedly will be evicted from his cramped refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London that's been his home for past six years.
By Teri Robinson Jul 24 2018, 11:01AM
Timehop discovers hackers swiped even more data than updates, notifications

Timehop discovers hackers swiped even more data than updates, notifications

Intruders who infiltrated Timehop's cloud infrastructure came in through an admin account not protected with two-factor authentication and exfiltrated access keys removed more data than originally believed.
By Teri Robinson Jul 13 2018, 12:02PM
Twitter ditches 70 million fake accounts in May, June

Twitter ditches 70 million fake accounts in May, June

Twitter suspended more than 70 million fake accounts in May and June - about one million accounts a day, but its efforts to purge malicious and spam accounts may have contributed to a 9.8% plunge in stock.
By Teri Robinson Jul 11 2018, 11:05AM
Google, Mozilla boot Stylish from add-on stores after it collects data on browsing histories

Google, Mozilla boot Stylish from add-on stores after it collects data on browsing histories

The Stylish app, once the browser extension darling of web users looking to hide distractions and gussy up webpages, has been turned into what a software engineer calls a "covert surveillance tool,".
By Teri Robinson Jul 9 2018, 10:34AM
CIA, Defence nominees break with Trump on Russian hacking, Putin

CIA, Defence nominees break with Trump on Russian hacking, Putin

Days ahead of Trump's inauguration, his own people are starting to disagree with him.
By Teri Robinson Jan 17 2017, 10:20AM
WikiLeaks mulls database of verified Twitter users

WikiLeaks mulls database of verified Twitter users

Wikileaks continues its slide into conservatism with latest 'plan'.
By Teri Robinson Jan 11 2017, 8:49AM