Jul 302018
 
 July 30, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Healthcare, Online

Ellen Matloff reports:

Thousands of women who carry mutations in the genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 and joined ‘private’ Facebook groups recently learned that their groups were vulnerable to a Chrome plug-in that allowed marketers to discover group members’ names and other private health information.  That Chrome plug-in has since been removed from this, and apparently all other private groups, but has left a deep scar in the BRCA community’s trust in Facebook.

Read more on Forbes.

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