Jared Kushner’s security clearance reportedly limits his access to some high level US secrets

Reuters/Jonathan Ernst President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, reportedly does not have a high-enough security clearance level to gain access to some of the most sensitive US government secrets. Kushner was granted a permanent security clearance in late May, but only at the “top secret” level. A top secret clearance does not provide access to […]

Hackers Sell Access to Airport Security System for Just $10

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Questions are being raised about Facebook’s decision to give a Russian internet company temporary special access to its user data (FB)

Steve Jennings/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize Facebook acknowledged that it gave Mail.Ru special access to user data after 2015, when it officially ended the system that allowed third-party apps to access user data. Mail.Ru was among dozens of companies that were granted special temporary access to Facebook user data. Mail.Ru has ties to the Kremlin, […]

The simple and free way to gain access to Amazon Prime Day sale prices — even if you don’t have a Prime membership

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Prime Day is coming up soon and you can expect great deals on Amazon devices, electronics, back-to-school supplies, and hundreds of thousands of other products.  In order […]

Trans people won’t get legal access to public single-sex spaces, ministers pledge

Trans people will not be legally entitled to access single-sex spaces, the government said. The Equalities Commission said the rights of those identifying as female should not override those of women who are biologically female. Despite warnings from rights campaigners that single-sex facilities, such as toilets and changing rooms, discriminate against the transgender community, the […]

China will lift part of its ‘Great Firewall’ to give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on a tropical island dubbed ‘Hawaii of the East’

Facebook China’s Hainan island has released plans to give tourists access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in parts of two cities. A partial lifting of the county’s “Great Firewall” is part of an attempt to make the southern island a free trade zone and tourist hub. It’s unclear whether locals would be able to access […]

Zoo's James Wolk Joins CBS All Access Fairy Tale Thriller Tell Me a Story

James Wolk has cooked up a leading role on Tell Me a Story, CBS All Access’ forthcoming fairy tale-inspired psychological thriller. RELATEDBeth Behrs Cast as Max Greenfield’s Wife in CBS’ The Neighborhood, Replacing Dreama Walker Tell Me a Story won’t be Wolk’s first CBS rodeo: He starred for three seasons on the network’s summer drama […]

Priority Pass Members Now Have Access to 2 More Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses

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Facebook let select companies have “special access” to user data, per report

Enlarge (credit: JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images) Facebook maintained secret deals with a handful of companies, allowing them to gain “special access to user records,” long after it cut off most developers’ access to such user data back in 2015, according to a new Friday report by the Wall Street Journal, citing court documents it did not publish […]