You have probably heard both of these terms in your everyday life and many assume they are one and the same. This article explains how these two essential pieces of the digital world are different and used everyday in tech.
Many people think of big tech companies as these massive companies that are, in some cases, even bigger than many government entities. And because of this, they should be treated and regulated similarly to a public utility or service. Learn more about the recent events.
The FTC recently issued a report warning consumers that their local internet providers are collecting more personal data than many people realize. This includes data that internet providers are using to group people by race and sexual orientation. Read more about which internet providers were mentioned in the report.
The news seems to keep getting worse and worse for Facebook. This article shares details of how Facebook kept VIP user data from being subject to content moderation rules or review.The number of users who Facebook withheld data for reached 5.8 million users in 2020.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, under the leadership of a new director, has made its first significant order. It told Apple, PayPal and other tech giants that they must reveal how their proprietary payment networks function. The bureau’s reason for the request is concern around antitrust violations.
Talk about a next-level scam! Learn about how a Russian-linked ransomware gang presented themselves as a company named “FIN7” and recruited people in an attempt to expand their reach and capabilities. It’s believed this is the same group that was involved in the Colonial pipe ransomware incident.