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NSO Group: Facebook tried to license our spyware to snoop on its own addicts – the same spyware it's suing us over

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/03/nso_facebook_pegasus_whatsapp/

4 days ago

Antisocial network sought surveillance tech to boost its creepy Onavo Protect app, it is claimed

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How to Deactivate or Delete Your Facebook Account

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/internet/social-networking/information/how-to-deactivate-delete-facebook.htm

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How to Deactivate or Delete Your Facebook Account

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Well, Zuckerberg did promise India it hadn't seen the last of Facebook. How do you say they're BAAACK in Hindi?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/25/facebook_is_reportedly_looking_to/

2 weeks ago

Social network reportedly looking to buy a slice of country's biggest mobile provider

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IBM fires up the big iron, Facebook hands out masks, Cisco splashes cash, and CDC gets an Azure-powered bot

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/23/coronavirus_covid_19_round_up/

2 weeks ago

Everybody chill, Big Tech's got this

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Firefox 74 slams Facebook in solitary confinement: Browser add-on stops social network stalking users across the web

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/12/firefox_74_aims_to_contain_facebook_tighten_security/

4 weeks ago

Prompt to install enhanced extension is the first thing you'll see

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AI startup accuses Facebook of stealing code designed to speed up machine learning models on ordinary CPUs

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/facebook_ai_chips/

4 weeks ago

Neural Magic claims algos in social network's open-source compiler on GitHub look awfully familiar

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NSO Group fires back at Facebook: You lied to the court, claims spyware slinger, and we've got the proof

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/09/nso_facebook_lied/

4 weeks ago

Israeli biz says Social Network didn't properly serve legal docs

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Spyware maker NSO runs scared from Facebook over WhatsApp hacking charges, fails to show up in court

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/09/roundup_march6_2020/

4 weeks ago

Roundup Meanwhile, Broadcom and Symantec have merger woes

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Australian privacy watchdog sues Facebook for *checks notes* up to £266bn

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/09/australian_privacy_watchdog_sues_facebook/

4 weeks ago

Yes, you read that right

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This is how Facebook's new desktop design looks (and how you can restore the old Facebook))

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/11/this-is-how-facebooks-new-desktop-design-looks-and-how-you-can-restore-the-old-facebook/

2 months ago

Someone at Facebook seems to have flipped a switch as users from all over the world are starting to get invited to try the new Facebook design on the desktop. Facebook revealed […]

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Facebook loses control of its own Twitter account in hacker attack – and more news

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/10/security_roundup_feb7_2020/

2 months ago

Roundup Including: Why was #RootGoat2020 trending on Twitter? It is as silly as you think

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Image-rec startup for cops, Feds can probably identify you from 3 billion pics it's scraped from Facebook, YouTube etc

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/20/ai_roundup_clearview/

3 months ago

Roundup Plus other 'fun' news from the world of AI

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Five years in the clink for super-crook who scammed Google, Facebook out of $120m with fake tech invoices

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/20/facebook_google_hacker_five_years/

4 months ago

Lithuanian bloke locked up for mother of all phishing capers

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Valuable personal info leaks from Facebook – not Zuck selling it, unencrypted hard drives of staff data stolen

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/13/facebook_data_loss/

4 months ago

Car smash-and-grab ends with loss of payroll details for 20,000 employees

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BBC tells Conservative Party to remove edited Facebook ad featuring its reporters

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/29/bbc_objects_to_conservative_facebook_ad/

4 months ago

Clip 'could damage perceptions of our impartiality', says Auntie

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Stop us if you've heard this one: Facebook and Twitter profiles silently slurped by shady code

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/26/facebook_twitter_data_loss/

4 months ago

Rogue SDKs covertly harvested personal info, it is claimed

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PSA: You are now in the timeline where Facebook and pals are torn a new one by, er, Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/22/cohen_slams_facebook/

5 months ago

Updated The Dictator leading man says web giants would run 'Final Solution' ads for Hitler

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Amnesty slams Facebook, Google over 'pervasive surveillance' business model

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/21/amnesty_facebook_google/

5 months ago

Rights warriors want governments to actually, y'know, do something – anything

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