Secret and Digital: The September 2018 Facebook Hack

You will have more information on this computer attack of which was victim Facebook on the site of CNN, for example.

Why is this interesting for the Sciences Po exam?

This is the biggest security attack that Facebook has ever experienced.

It endangers the confidentiality of data. It is therefore everyone’s secrecy that is disturbed, at least for the 50 million users whose profiles, including private messages, were made visible to the hackers.

And, of course, it has to do with the digital, defined as follows by the French Academy: “coding, storage, transmission of information or physical quantities in the form of numbers or signals with discrete value”.

It is therefore an interesting news that you can use in your papers for the Sciences Po 2019 competitive exam.

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