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Journal of Cyber Policy featured Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes in "PUTTING LAFFAIRE TIKTOK INTO THE PROPER NATIONAL SECURITY CONTEXT"

08/10/2020

Journal of Cyber Policy featured Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes in "PUTTING LAFFAIRE TIKTOK INTO THE PROPER NATIONAL SECURITY CONTEXT"

Research at Pace University’s Digital Forensics Research Lab bears out this concern. After studying TikTok, Professor Darren Hayes determined that the app tracks the user’s locations and can potentially pull in contacts and private social media relationships or even manipulate system files. The user’s personal information, including chat logs, are available in plaintext—an apparent error in the program’s design but more likely a deliberate technique to steal private conversations.

Read the full Journal of Cyber Policy article.