This illustration photograph taken on October 30, 2023, shows the Meta (former Facebook) logo. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP via Getty Images)

Meta details actions against eight spyware firms

Details about the spyware firms, based in Italy, Spain and the UAE, were shared by the social media giant in its quarterly adversary threat report.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends a joint news conference with Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan at the U.S. Department of State on June 16, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

State Department will not issue visas to individuals linked to spyware abuse

The State Department will on a case-by-case basis deny visas for individuals seeking to travel to the United States and who have been implicated in the misuse…
Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rohit Chopra delivers remarks on relieving medical debt during an event in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC, on April 11, 2022. (Stefani Reynolds / AFP)

CFPB’s proposed data rules would improve security, privacy and competition

By giving the public greater control over their banking data, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposal would deal a blow to data brokers.