An attacker can lock you out of the app using just your phone number and without requiring any action on your part
Reports of another trove of scraped user data add to the recent woes of popular social media platforms
Follow these easy steps to prevent your Twitter account from being hacked and to remain safe while tweeting
While chats are end-to-end encrypted, their backups are not – this may change soon
Two new tools will warn users about the risks of searching for and sharing content that exploits children, including the potential legal consequences of doing so
The incident raises concerns about the privacy and security of conversations taking place on the platform
Sharing your thoughts or photos for the world to see is now as easy as pushing a button, but even a seemingly harmless post may come back to haunt you
Millions of people flock to Signal and Telegram as WhatsApp scrambles to assuage users' concerns
Many users have until February 8 to accept the new rules – or else lose access to the app
It may be impossible to delete your personal information from Houseparty and other social media services – despite privacy legislation!
What’s the benefit of deleting your Houseparty – or any other unused – account, rather than just uninstalling the app?
From keeping your account safe to curating who can view your liked content, we look at how you can increase your security and privacy on TikTok
Could your social media account be spoofed, why would anybody do it, and what can you do to avoid having a doppelgänger?
An apparent glitch is preventing a number of users from signing in to their accounts
The attackers exploited the human factor to gain access to Twitter’s internal systems and the accounts of some of the world’s most prominent figures
Tech titans and prominent politicians among victims of a sprawling hack that Twitter says leveraged its internal tools
Dealing with skeletons lurking in your Facebook closet has never been easier
Can someone take control of your WhatsApp account by just knowing your phone number? We ran a small test to find out.
A researcher found that it was possible to subvert the platform’s password recovery mechanism and take control of user accounts
Locked out and out of luck? The photo-sharing platform is trialing new methods to reunite you with your lost account