Facebook is trying to make password recovery more secure, Vizio is watching you, and the ECPA sorely needs an update. All that coming up now on Threat Wire.

 

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Links:

https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/01/forgotten-passwords-are-bane-of-the-internet-facebook-wants-to-fix-that/

https://www.facebook.com/notes/protect-the-graph/improving-account-security-with-delegated-recovery/1833022090271267/

https://github.com/facebookincubator/DelegatedRecovery/

 

http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/6/14522582/vizio-ftc-lawsuit-tv-viewing-habits-tracking-privacy

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/02/vizio-smart-tvs-tracked-viewers-around-the-clock-without-consent/

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2017/02/vizio-pay-22-million-ftc-state-new-jersey-settle-charges-it

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/vizio-settlement-smart-tvs-should-not-track-your-shows-without-your-ok

 

http://www.multichannel.com/news/congress/house-passes-e-mail-privacy-act/410716

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/trump-power-email-privacy-act-never-urgent/

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