Should you delete yourself from social media?

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:30:00 +0000

All the recent news—from Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica snafu to various abuses of Twitter vulnerabilities—has you wondering: Should I delete myself from social media? We provide advice and links on how to tighten security if you want to cool down, or, if you’re ready to go nuclear, delete yourself permanently.

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A week in security (February 4 – 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:05:33 +0000

A roundup of security news from February 4 – 8, including Facebook’s secure messaging integration, Google’s changes to URLs, a scam involving the Kindle store and John Wick, and more.

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Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram: a technical, reputational hurdle

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:53:35 +0000

Facebook’s plan to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram will demand technical know-how and a fierce commitment to user privacy.

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That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it’s Now Stealing Credit Cards

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:26:39 +0000

If you own a domain name that gets decent traffic and you fail to pay its annual renewal fee, chances are this mistake will be costly for you and for others. Lately, neglected domains have been getting scooped up by crooks who use them to set up fake e-commerce sites that steal credit card details from unwary shoppers.

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Instagram prueba compartir el historial de ubicaciones con Facebook

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:50:04 +0000

Para esos usuarios de Facebook que todavía se aferran a esa idea de que pueden limitar el seguimiento de Facebook como si fuese un perro de presa electrónico, deberían saber que su app de Instagram está ensayando una nueva configuración de privacidad que le permitiría compartir el historial de ubicaciones con su empresa propietaria. La [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/9mkovTnbRqc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Instagram’s New Security Tools are a Welcome Step, But Not Enough

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 22:59:39 +0000

Instagram users should soon have more secure options for protecting their accounts against Internet bad guys.  On Tuesday, the Facebook-owned social network said it is in the process of rolling out support for third-party authentication apps. Unfortunately, this welcome new security offering does nothing to block Instagram account takeovers when thieves manage to hijack a target’s mobile phone number — an increasingly common crime.

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A week in security (August 13 – August 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:33:18 +0000

A round up of the security news from August 13 – 19, including an in-depth discussion of what drives the average cybercriminal to crime.

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A week in security (August 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:33:18 +0000

A round up of the security news from August 13 – 19, including an in-depth discussion of what drives the average cybercriminal to crime.

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