Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons Privacy Investigation, Social Engineering Kill-Chain, Hospitals Sending Facebook Your Data

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The Tim Hortons mobile app created a “a mass invasion of Canadians’ privacy” by conducting continuous location tracking without user consent even when the app was closed, what is a social engineering kill-chain and how can this help understand and prevent attacks, and new research shows 33 out of the top 100 hospitals in America are sending sensitive heath information to Facebook via the Meta Pixel ad tracking tool.

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‘A Mass Invasion of Privacy’ but No Penalties for Tim Hortons
https://financialpost.com/news/retail-marketing/tim-hortons-app-violated-privacy-laws-says-canadian-regulator
https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/opc-actions-and-decisions/investigations/investigations-into-businesses/2022/pipeda-2022-001/

Social Engineering Kill–Chain: Predicting, Minimizing & Disrupting Attack Verticals
https://ahead.feedly.com/posts/social-engineering-kill-chain-predicting-minimizing-and-disrupting-attack-verticals

Facebook Is Receiving Sensitive Medical Information from Hospital Websites
https://themarkup.org/pixel-hunt/2022/06/16/facebook-is-receiving-sensitive-medical-information-from-hospital-websites

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