Security news for Feb 18 2022: Facebook is one step closer to another Cambridge Analytica scandal
Here is your round-up of the most interesting cybersecurity headlines for the week of Feb 18, 2022:
Facebook is one bad Chrome extension away from another Cambridge Analytica scandal
Multiple Chrome browser extensions make use of a session token for Meta's Facebook that grants access to signed-in users' social network data in a way that violates the company's policies and leaves users open to potential privacy violations.
Ransomware’s savage reign continues as attacks increase 105%
SonicWall released a report which details a sustained meteoric rise in ransomware with 623.3 million attacks globally.
California’s strict child-data bill to affect Big Tech data collection
Lawmakers of California announced their agenda to introduce a new bill. This bill, to be introduced on February 17th, is to work towards the protection of children’s data online.
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