Tag Archives: Researcher

Facebook Researcher Tied to Cambridge Analytica Quits

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook declined to explain why Joseph Chancellor left the company He worked as quantitative researcher on its User Experience Research team Facebook has been under the scanner of lawmakers after the data scandal After becoming infamous for helping the controversial British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica harvest tens of millions of¬†Facebook¬†users’ profiles, a psychology researcher with the social networking ... Read More »

Google Researcher Highlights Flaws in Dozens of Norton, Symantec Products

HIGHLIGHTS Symantec fixed the issues informed by Ormandy and asked users to update Issues could have allowed hackers to control OS without user interaction Symantec uses the same core engine across their entire product line Google Project Zero member and security researcher Tavis Ormandy published a blog on Wednesday detailing major security flaws found in nearly 25 of Norton and ... Read More »