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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 12:47 PM EDT

Congress Eyes Facebook's Promised Fixes

Congress Eyes Facebook's Promised Fixes

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to face a barrage of questions on Capitol Hill Tuesday as lawmakers investigate a breach of user trust. Zuckerberg admits that pro-Trump data mining firm Cambridge Analytica...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 12:09 PM EDT

Facebook Puts Ads on Pages Illegally Selling Animal Parts

Facebook Puts Ads on Pages Illegally Selling Animal Parts

Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations on group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 09:14 PM EDT

Hardly 'Friends': Zuckerberg Fends Off Senators on Privacy

Hardly 'Friends': Zuckerberg Fends Off Senators on Privacy

Under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company's history, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning Tuesday from lawmakers who accused him of failing to protect the personal...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 12:59 PM EDT

Here's How to See If Cambridge Analytica Got Your Data

Here's How to See If Cambridge Analytica Got Your Data

Some Facebook users have been receiving alerts Tuesday that their data was improperly obtained by political data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica. The firm improperly obtained personal information from up to 87...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 01:42 PM EDT

Psych! Colleges Teach Phishing Lesson by Targeting Their Own

Psych! Colleges Teach Phishing Lesson by Targeting Their Own

Thousands of university students and employees targeted by email phishing schemes this year have taken the bait. Fortunately, they were duped not by real scammers, but by their own schools — in simulations meant...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 07:23 PM EDT

Apple Co-Founder Deleting Facebook Account in Privacy Crisis

Apple Co-Founder Deleting Facebook Account in Privacy Crisis

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history. In an email to USA Today, Wozniak says Facebook...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 03:58 PM EDT

Facebook: As Many as 146M Users Felt Russia's Reach

Facebook: As Many as 146M Users Felt Russia's Reach

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says as many as 146 million people may have received information from a Russian agency that's accused of orchestrating much of the cyber-meddling in the 2016 presidential election....

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 04:09 AM EDT

Child Advocates Ask FTC to Investigate YouTube

Child Advocates Ask FTC to Investigate YouTube

Read carefully through the fine print of YouTube's terms of service and you might notice that you've affirmed you are old enough to watch it. "If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the...

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

Ex-Cambridge Analytica Employee to Cooperate With DOJ Probe

Ex-Cambridge Analytica Employee to Cooperate With DOJ Probe

The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help President Donald Trump's campaign in the 2016 election says he will cooperate with a Justice Department investigation. Chris...

Saturday, Apr 7, 2018 at 06:29 PM EDT

Facebook Suspends Canadian Firm Amid Data Mining Scandal

Facebook Suspends Canadian Firm Amid Data Mining Scandal

Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining company accused of obtaining data from up to 87 million Facebook...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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