The CyberWire Pro Privacy Briefing for 1.16.20
Extortionists are exploiting consumer jitters about home security systems. Facebook says it's rolling out a new feature that will notify users when their data are being shared with third parties. Families of deployed US paratroopers are receiving harassment in social media. The California Consumer Privacy Act seems to be having some unintended consequences. An app designed to record as many aspects as possible of your baby's pre-natal life is lashed up to an unsecured and thus insecure database.