Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByKaren Zraick Oct. 3, 2018 At 2:18 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, cellphones across the United States emitted the ominous ring of an emergency presidential alert. It was the first … [Read more...] about ‘Presidential Alert’ Goes to Millions of Cellphones Across the U.S.
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WILTSHIRE, England — The latest U.S. sanctions against Russia kicked in Monday, in retaliation for the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter last March. The incident, which unfolded in the quiet city of Salisbury, England, has now become America's problem. The use of the Russian nerve agent Novichok in the assassination attempt of double agent … [Read more...] about Poisoning of ex-Russian spy an “advertisement” to terrorists, spy says
Facebook’s been able to receive billions of dollars in revenue from advertisers each quarter thanks to its powerful custom ad targeting features that allow advertisers to target a wide cross-section of users on the platform. But following the news that now-defunct data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained the data of up to 87 million Facebook users, … [Read more...] about Facebook will require advertisers to disclose where they got uploaded customer data come July 2
(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity. Data is valuable. In fact, some economists say data is the most valuable commodity in the world, even surpassing oil. That fact was quoted by ex-director at Cambridge Analytica, Brittany Kaiser, who spoke on April 18, 2018, at a press conference in New York for a new initiative on data … [Read more...] about Cambridge Analytica’s ex-director wants to fix data privacy. Can we trust her?
BERLIN (Reuters) - Facebook said on Friday it would roll out a new feature designed to make political advertising more transparent in time for a key German regional election, as it seeks to restore trust after a massive data breach. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, … [Read more...] about Facebook to roll out political ad feature in time for German state…