Facebook users around the world have reported the return of the network’s longer-lasting hoaxes - a legal disclaimer which allows users to regain copyright over their images and other content. Here's why it doesn't work.
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.
The latest salacious video - promising ‘Naked Woman Eaten by a Shark’ - is just one in a long chain of viral video scams spread via Faceboook.
Facebook scams tend to crop up in the run-up to a big Apple launch with around the same regularity as big Apple launches themselves. This week’s iPhone 6 launch is no exception.
Gamers have reported losing millions of dollars to hackers running customised 'Grand Theft Auto V' software which allows them to steal weapons, loot money, and even make people blow up in their own apartments.
A young man who got an email from Facebook ‘identifying’ him via Facebook tag in a series of photographs which turned out to be his mother as a young woman, says the incident “opens the door to larger and more difficult questions.”
But some things on Facebook haven’t changed - namely, the scams. It’s not that cybercriminals are unoriginal - it’s just that there are a few Facebook scams which work again and again. Here's why.
This week in security news saw the world’s researchers discover a whole new range of Achilles Heels for PCs, the online privacy service Tor, and even ‘connected’ gadgets such as internet fridges.
Set up in the wake of Facebook's controversial 'experiment', the 99 Days project aims to work out a more profound question: does the site make us happy?