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?
Callous cybercriminals have used the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy as a lure for Facebook scams - creating fake profiles for victims of the crash.
A link showing the nose of an airliner jutting above the waves, with the headline, ‘Malaysian Air Flight MH370 found by sailor’ has been circulating on Facebook this week, according to a report by Hoax-Slayer - but the link is a new scam.
Facebook has faced repeated controversy over privacy, with features such as Graph Search revealing information which users might have forgotten they ever “shared”. But there are steps users can take to manage the way Facebook uses their information.