A researcher found that it was possible to subvert the platform’s password recovery mechanism and take control of user accounts
Category: Social Media
Locked out and out of luck? The photo-sharing platform is trialing new methods to reunite you with your lost account
The databases, sitting unprotected on cloud servers, contained reams of information amassed by two apps integrated with the social network
The social network says that the passwords were never exposed externally and that it found no abuse of the glitch
Facebook owned Instagram and WhatsApp also affected by unexplained interruption
The move is part of a three-pronged plan that is intended to bolster user trust and safety on the photo-sharing platform
Profuse recounting of details from your life via social media may come at a price
Workplace social media security is undoubtedly important for many businesses. In this feature, we answer five key questions relating to it.
Since October is European Cyber Security Month, it is a good time to recap on social media and IM security. These online safety tips will do you well.
In celebration of the International Day of Friendship, we want to help you spot undesirable ‘friends’ on Facebook.
Social media platforms are increasingly being targeted, as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg found out earlier this month. Here, we look at how to keep your accounts secure.
Despite the holiday season though, you can’t guarantee that hackers and cybercriminals won’t be on the hunt for weak and vulnerable social media slip ups, so what better time to give a refresher on social media safety than now?
Facebook has announced that it paid out $1.3 million last year to ‘white hat’ hackers, as part of a bounty initiative that rewards developers for spotting flaws in the social network.
A Facebook hack that allowed attackers to remotely delete any photo they wanted to from the social network has been patched by the company.
Facebook has officially launched ThreatExchange – a collaborative social network where companies can share information on cybersecurity threats, in an effort to neuter potential damage.
Social Media giants Facebook, Instagram and Tinder were hit by simultaneous outages on Tuesday, which led many to suspect a coordinated cyberattack, reports City AM.
A new Facebook scam is doing the rounds promising users of the social network the chance to win a brand new car, if they only like and share a photo of the car tied up with a stylish gift ribbon.
Two-thirds of young people first learn about major news events via Facebook – but as cybercriminals cash in with hoax stories and links, it can be difficult to tell ‘real’ content from fake. Our tips can help.
Following last month’s leak of 13gb worth of private Snapchat videos, the vanishing message service has announced a new policy whereby it will automatically detect third-party apps, and advise users to disconnect them, reports Tech Crunch.
Facebook’s new Messenger app has spared privacy concerns after a list of Permisssions appears to show the app could be taking video of users in secret, according to the Washington Post.