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A South Korean agency for protecting personal information on Wednesday fined Facebook Inc 6.7 billion won ($6.06 million) and sought a criminal investigation for providing users’ personal information to other operators without consent. The country’s Personal Information Protection Commission, launched in August this year, said in a statement it fined Facebook after a probe found…

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Facebook patches a Messenger bug that allowed others to snoop on your calls

We often joke around that hackers or government agencies are listening to our calls. Facebook just patched a bug that would’ve allowed anyone to snoop on your calls on Messenger. The bug was found by Google Project Zero researcher Natalie Silvanovich last month, and it affected Messenger‘s Android users. To start the attack, the hacker would have…

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Senators warn Facebook, Twitter at post-election hearing: ‘Change is going to come’

Another day, another Congressional hearing on big tech…right?  Not so fast. Tuesday’s hearing, which once again saw Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey remotely take the hot seat, was a little bit different. What made this one unique? This hearing was the first time Congress got to grill Zuckerberg and Dorsey since the election.…

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Facebook Live: Helping COVID’s Secondary Victims: Grieving Families and Friends

More than 246,000 people in the U.S. have been killed by the coronavirus, leaving hundreds of thousands of others grieving. Judith Graham, author of KHN’s Navigating Aging column, hosted a discussion on these unprecedented losses and dealing with bereavement. She was joined by Holly Prigerson, co-director of the Center for Research on End-of-Life Care at…

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