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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Could be a New Opportunity for Scammers to Trick You (CNBC)

Facebook’s long-awaited cryptocurrency launch promises to directly impact how people send money around the world, and may allow them to do it more securely using a distributed le... More

Mark Zuckerberg Details New ‘Privacy-Focused’ Actions at Embattled Facebook (Billboard)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the company’s annual F8 developer conference Tuesday with more details about his new "privacy-focused" vision for the social network -- in... More

Report: Facebook Shopping Around for a Cybersecurity Firm (TNW)

Facebook’s had a bad year handling user data and securing its systems. Now, according to The Information, the company is looking to acquire a major cybersecurity firm to help rep... More

How Looming Privacy Regulations May Strengthen Facebook and Google (NY Times)

In Europe and the United States, the conventional wisdom is that regulation is needed to force Silicon Valley’s digital giants to respect people’s online privacy. But new rule... More

Facebook to Follow Privacy Rules in Europe, Then Everywhere Else (Bloomberg)

Facebook Inc. is starting to comply with new privacy rules in Europe. And then, to get ahead of scrutiny everywhere else, the company said it will provide the same protections to t... More

Would You Pay Facebook Not to Sell Your Data? (The Wrap)

Would you pay $100 a year to keep Facebook from selling your data? That’s the proposal from a Dartmouth researcher who says Facebook’s current security fixes are “not going t... More

Opinion: Facebook is Why We Need a Digital Protection Agency (Bloomberg)

When it comes to toxic data spills, it’s hard to know just how exposed you are. Literally all of us have been hacked—hard and a lot and mostly behind our backs. At least we cou... More

Facebook Aims to Make Security More Social (Dark Reading)

Facebook's user base of 2.13 billion poses for the social media giant both a challenge and an opportunity to secure a massive number of accounts while also educating users on best ... More

Facebook is Pushing a Security App – That it Quietly Owns – To Track Users’ Mobile Usage (CNBC)

Facebook is now offering some mobile app users a wireless-networking app without first disclosing that it's owned by Facebook, or that it collects information for the social networ... More

How Facebook, TV Companies are Winning the Fight vs. Illegal PPV Streaming (TNW)

Livestreaming is increasingly mainstream. Social behemoths like YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook all come with the feature baked-in and prominently displayed. With just a flick of a ... More