Archive for the ‘Social Network News’ Category

Man hacks top British News platform to get social media followers

August 19th, 2017

By Carolina

Some hack for fun while some do it for political

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Social media accounts of HBO, Game of Thrones and others hacked

August 17th, 2017

By Carolina

OurMine, a Saudi Arabia based hacking group hacked the official

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Facebook password stealer; hacking the attacker rather than victim 

August 11th, 2017

By Uzair Amir

How to hack a Facebook account is one the most

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13 Infected Android Apps on Google Play Phishing Instagram Accounts

March 15th, 2017

By Uzair Amir

Lately, credential stealing campaigns and Instagram go hand in hand as we have seen so many credential stealers targeting social networking app users. These campaigns circulate on Google Play in the form of tools designed to increase the number of followers on Instagram. Recently, 13 malicious apps were identified to be uploaded on Google Play […]

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Facebook goes down; comes back with suspicious account activity alert

February 24th, 2017

By Carolina

The social media giant Facebook had a service interruption earlier today locking some users out from their accounts with a warning message that their account has been compromised since “someone may have logged into your account.” Further, the message explained that “in order to keep your information secure we’ve locked your account. Before we can […]

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Beware: Facebook collects data about your offline life through data brokers

December 30th, 2016

By Uzair Amir

Facebook needs no introduction; it is a social networking platform that helps you connect with your family, friends, colleagues and loved ones, as well as lets you find new acquaintances and even life partner. It is a very useful platform but sadly, Facebook is also involved in activities, which many users would consider an invasion […]

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US Immigration asking foreign travelers for their social media account details

December 25th, 2016

By Carolina

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) devised a new rule in June this year for foreign travelers wishing to visit the US. According to the new rule, foreign travelers are required to give their social media account details to US Immigration authorities. A US government official stated that foreign travelers in the country […]

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Scammers spreading celebrity nude PDFs on Facebook, pushing malware installation

December 12th, 2016

By Waqas

Google Chrome is one of the most used Internet browsers but lately, it is being used by cybercriminals and scammers to infect users with adware, malware and other malicious programs due to the low level of scrutiny on its web store. Recently, an Internet security firm Cyren discovered a malicious Chrome extension spreading nude celebrity PDFs all […]

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Facebook Technical Glitch Making Old Pictures Reappear on Timeline

December 12th, 2016

By Carolina

Would you not find it surprising and somewhat suspicious if the photos that you posted on Facebook months ago make a comeback and re-appear on your timeline? You would definitely get alarmed. So if you are facing the same issue, believe us, you are not alone. This issue started affecting Facebook users since Friday. Many […]

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Ransoc Desktop Locker Ransomware Scans Social Media Profiles for Exploitation

November 16th, 2016

By Uzair Amir

Researchers have identified a new scheme of ransomware called Ransoc.

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