Governments increasingly eye social media meltdown

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 16:10:14 +0000

It seems problems never quite go away for social media platforms, and more governments of the world are taking keen interest. Will the tech giants be able to sort things out before legislators steps into the fray?

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The top six takeaways for user privacy

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Amidst never-ending data breaches and constantly-surprising company fiascos, here are six takeaways for anyone in the US who cares about protecting their online privacy.

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A week in security (April 29 – May 5)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 06 May 2019 15:21:13 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 29 – May 5, covering Electrum botnet, Wall Street Market takedown, privacy news, and the state of cryptojacking.

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Ancora problemi di sicurezza per Facebook: i consigli degli esperti Sophos per non correre rischi

Credit to Author: Tiziana Carboni| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 06:53:48 +0000

Ennesima conferma dei dubbi sulla corretta gestione della privacy da parte di Facebook. Chiudere il proprio account? Applicare alcune buone regole per tutelarsi? Ecco i nostri suggerimenti.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/x0JMKz04WG4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Explained: like-farming

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Like-farming is a popular method on social media to harvest as many likes and shares as possible in order to increase the value of a site or domain. But what happens when scammers get in the game?

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Ellen DeGeneres giveaway scam spreading on social media

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:14:48 +0000

Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait?

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A week in security (April 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:42:29 +0000

A roundup of news stories from April 8–4, including Baldr, medical management apps, an Android password stealer, and new sextortion scams.

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A Year Later, Cybercrime Groups Still Rampant on Facebook

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 19:39:41 +0000

Almost exactly one year ago, KrebsOnSecurity reported that a mere two hours of searching turned up more than 100 Facebook groups with some 300,000 members openly advertising services to support all types of cybercrime, including spam, credit card fraud and identity theft. Facebook responded by deleting those groups. Last week, a similar analysis found some 74 cybercrime groups operating openly on Facebook with more than 385,000 members.

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A week in security (April 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:52:47 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from April 1–7, including global data privacy laws, water plant cybersecurity, and the mysterious story of a 23-year-old woman’s visit to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

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