ByteDance Inquiry Finds Employees Obtained User Data of 2 Journalists. ByteDance, the China-based parent company of TikTok, said on Thursday that an internal investigation found that employees had inappropriately obtained the data of U.S. TikTok users, including two reporters. Over the summer, a few employees on a… (Cecilia Kang / The New York Times)
LastPass says hackers stole customers' password vaults. Password manager giant LastPass has confirmed that cybercriminals stole its customers' encrypted password vaults, which store its customers' passwords and other secrets, in a data breach earlier this year. (Zack Whittaker via TechCrunch)
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Google tells employees more of them will be at risk for low performance ratings next year. Google has released new details of its performance system overhaul and it shows employees will more easily fall into lower-rated categories. Employees' questions at a recent all-hands meeting showed a lack of trust in leadership to be forthright… (Jennifer Elias / CNBC)
Meta agrees to pay $725mn to settle Cambridge Analytica case. Proposed figure would be largest settlement achieved in a US data privacy class action and biggest paid by Facebook parent Receive free Meta Platforms updates We'll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Meta Platforms news every… (Cristina Criddle / Financial Times)
FTX Friends Flip on SBF. Happy holidays! Of course there will be several FTX movies, and maybe the most cinematic scene in the whole story is the meeting that Caroline Ellison, the chief executive officer of Alameda Research, FTX’s affiliated trading firm, held to tell her employees that they’d been stealing FTX customer money.… (Matt Levine via Bloomberg)
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