The two flaws shed light on heightened concern around user data privacy when it comes to data.
The bug allowed 1,500 apps built by 876 developers to view users’ unposted “draft” photos.
Consumers are growing angry when it comes to data misuse – but the real change will need to come from the tech industry’s culture when it comes to privacy.
It’s Germany’s first GDPR fine, for an incident that affected millions of accounts.
From Ford data security speculation to the VisionDirect data breach, the Threatpost editors talk about this week’s biggest stories.
The update also features 23 security fixes.
The tech giant promised that it will be more transparent about users’ data in Chrome 70 after coming under fire for its privacy policies earlier this week.
Facebook has been struggling to keep its data privacy woes at bay this week, between banning apps on its social media platform – and pulling its own app from Apple’s store.
The SEC, FBI, and DoJ are all investigating Facebook on the heels of its Cambridge-Analytica scandal from March.
More companies – particularly social media firms – may follow Facebook’s footsteps in turning to bug bounty programs to scout out any data privacy abuse on their platforms, experts say.