Facebook’s data deals with Microsoft, Apple and Amazon under grand jury scrutiny

Facebook’s 150 personal information sharing contracts with tech companies is now under a grand jury scrutiny. Question is can you ever trust Facebook? As per a report by the New York Times, U.S. federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal probe into data deals that Facebook Inc entered into with some of the world’s largest tech…

Hackers distrupted U.S. newspaper distribution system using malware

The cyber attack caused disruption to production systems in the Saturday edition of a number of newspapers, all of whom shared a common production platform. According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, a cyber attack, that appeared to originate outside the U.S., caused significant printing and delivery disruptions at several U.S. newspapers including…

Cambridge Analytica under the lens of the Justice Department and the FBI

The investigating appears to focus on Cambridge Analytica’s financial dealings. As per a New Yorks Times report, the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department are investigating Cambridge Analytica, the now-defunct political data firm that was embroiled in a massive scandal over its handling of Facebook Inc user data. Prosecutors are wanting to question former Cambridge…