Facebook doesnt know where your data is

Facebook Doesn’t Know Where Your Data Is, New Hire Spearmishing Attack, Smart Thermostat Lock Out

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In recent court testimony two Facebook engineers were asked what information, precisely, does Facebook store about us, and where is it? Surprisingly they said, they don’t know. Details on how brand new employees of companies are being “spearmished” (hat tip to @ErinInfosec and @RachelTobac via Twitter), and how thousands of Colorado residents found themselves locked out of their smart thermostats to help prevent the power grid from failing.

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Facebook Engineers: We Have No Idea Where We Keep All Your Personal Data

New Hire SMS Phish Attack Method – Spearmishing?

A utility company locked thousands of customers out of their smart thermostats in Colorado

Click Armor’s Cyber Security Awareness Forum

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