Updates to Anti-Social Media
- Venafi: Social Media Data Collection Regulation: Survey – “…70 percent of respondents said governments should regulate the collection of personal data by social media companies to protect user privacy, but 72 percent believe government officials do not have a good understanding of the threats impacting digital privacy…”
- Commentary from Help Net Security: Should governments regulate social media data collection?
The Guardian: WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits over privacy disagreements with Facebook – “WhatsApp was built with a focus on privacy and a disdain for ads, but the Facebook-owned service is now under pressure to make money”
Selina Wang for Bloomberg: Twitter Sold Data Access to Cambridge Analytica–Linked Researcher. And commentary from Help Net.
ENISA: Strengthening network & information security & protecting against online disinformation (“fake news”) – “In this paper, ENISA presents some views on the problem of online disinformation in the EU from a Network and Information Security (NIS) perspective. A number of recommendations are presented which relate both to general NIS measures, as well as targeted measures to protect against online disinformation specifically.”
- Trend Micro: FacexWorm Targets Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms, Abuses Facebook Messenger for Propagation
- Commentary from The Register: Bitcoin hijackers found at least one sucker for scam Chrome extension – Victim of ‘FacexWorm’ malware clicked on random link from Facebook Messenger
Updates to Chain Mail Check