One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.
The company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.
The spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of “secret Santas” have been helping to pay down customers’ layaway accounts in time for Christmas.
Security firm Symantec said it has discovered a security flaw in Facebook that inadvertently gives advertisers and other outside parties access to people’s accounts.