Facebook CEO, still Probing Exposed User Data Account

While addressing the issue on millions of users’ data which was publicly accessible on Inc.’s cloud server in an interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC News, Facebook’s CEO said, the company is “still looking into” exposed user account data report.

Zuckerberg said in an interview that we work with developers to make sure that they are respecting people’s privacy and information and using it only ways that they want.

Cybersecurity firm UpGuard researchers on Wednesday found a storehouse of user information posted on Amazon’s public server which was easily accessible and downloadable for anyone.

According to sources, Mexico based digital platform named Cultura Colectiva has openly stored near about 540 million records on Facebook users, and this database was closed after Facebook received an alert on exposed user account data report from Bloomberg; meanwhile Facebook contacted Amazon over this issue.

Just one year after the Cambridge Analytical scandal exposed Zuckerberg told Stephanopoulos that Facebook has made to stem privacy breaches and combat the spread of misinformation.

Facebook was also criticized for Live streamed of the massacre at two mosques in New Zealand last month; Zuckerberg said that we need to set up a system which can identify terror events more quickly.

After spreading of misinformation during US Presidential election 2016, Zuckerberg said he is more confident about the next election in 2020.

For governing the internet, overarching rules on violent and suspicious content, election integrity and data portability Zuckerberg has talked about the regulation of technology companies. He said that I think the law would be helpful, where it would be useful to spell out clearly what the responsibilities that we want companies and people and governments to have.

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Jonas Whites

As a cyber security analyst, Jonas Whites conducts risk analyses and vulnerability testing to suggest the solutions according to the client's specifications or after a thorough evaluation. Further, in his free time, Jonas's only way to kill his boredom is by reading books, his top picks are Neuromancer, The Sky is Falling, and The Da Vinci Code.
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