NSA contractor pleads guilty to classified data theft

Harold T Martin, a former computer contractor, has pleaded guilty to the theft of 50 terabytes of highly sensitive data from the U.S. government national security agency, the NSA. The classified documents Mr Martin collected over the 20 years of service he had at the NSA was a mixture of paper documentation and disk drives… Read More NSA contractor pleads guilty to classified data theft

Data logging quizzes have incurred a lawsuit with Facebook

We all know about these quizzes. You know, they’re like the ones from Buzzfeed with titles like ‘What Sandwich matches your personality?’ They really know how to answer all of life’s most important questions. Well Facebook has noticed that these kind of quizzes, which can require Facebook login details, have been collecting sensitive data about… Read More Data logging quizzes have incurred a lawsuit with Facebook

Finally, action has been taken against Facebook

Image by Lorie Shaull via Flickr This is what we’ve all been waiting for. Facebook is finally being punished for the Cambridge Analytica scandal that took place between 2007 and 2014. Washington DC’s top prosecutor is suing Facebook for the scandal. The epic District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine was the one to file the… Read More Finally, action has been taken against Facebook