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
The databases, sitting unprotected on cloud servers, contained reams of information amassed by two apps integrated with the social network
The social network says that the passwords were never exposed externally and that it found no abuse of the glitch
Facebook owned Instagram and WhatsApp also affected by unexplained interruption
The move is part of a three-pronged plan that is intended to bolster user trust and safety on the photo-sharing platform
Profuse recounting of details from your life via social media may come at a price
Workplace social media security is undoubtedly important for many businesses. In this feature, we answer five key questions relating to it.
Since October is European Cyber Security Month, it is a good time to recap on social media and IM security. These online safety tips will do you well.
In celebration of the International Day of Friendship, we want to help you spot undesirable 'friends' on Facebook.
Social media platforms are increasingly being targeted, as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg found out earlier this month. Here, we look at how to keep your accounts secure.
A widespread hoax is being circulated between Facebook users, in the mistaken belief that posting the message will will give them more control over their privacy.
A malware family that primarily targets Linux-based consumer routers but that can infect other Linux-based embedded systems in its path: Dissecting Linux/Moose.
Despite the holiday season though, you can't guarantee that hackers and cybercriminals won't be on the hunt for weak and vulnerable social media slip ups, so what better time to give a refresher on social media safety than now?