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Recent data security and privacy obligations from the EU apply to companies in the US and indeed worldwide. One of these obligations that is causing much confusion on both understanding and implementation is the requirement for pseudonymisation.
Apple is addressing an iPhone vulnerability used by Law Enforcement to unlock and unencrypt iPhones, and the producer of the device that relies on that vulnerability claims they have already found a workaround.
HTTP Public Key Pinning is a controversial security standard created and championed by Google and now abandoned by them, and Firefox and Opera are likely not far behind. It was meant to mitigate one attack method, but created an even more dangerous one in the process.
Most Web sites are shockingly insecure for their users because they are vulnerable to various malicious attacks such as clickjacking, framing, hi-jacking and various cross-site scripting attacks. There are relatively straightforward methods to dissuade all but the most sophisticated attacker.
The currencies of Internet commerce are trust and utility. When you fully grasp this, you understand the true depth of the crisis gripping Facebook, and by extension every online venture.
Time spent on Facebook has been in decline since well before the data privacy crisis began. This has implications for developers, publishers and advertisers. This article analyses this impacts of the Facebook changes announced 11th January 2018.