A new malicious “Profile Visitor” software and survey scam are targeting Facebook users in a new variant of the ubiquitous “See Your Stalkers” Facebook scam, according to Hoax-Slayer.
The official Xbox Support Twitter Account has been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), according to Cyber War News.
Skype and Facebook Twitter accounts were hacked on Wednesday by the Syrian Electronic Army to avenge Microsoft’s alleged collaboration with government surveillance, according to FoxBusiness.
Tens of thousands of users worldwide were exposed to spam on their social media profiles after Buffer was hacked on Saturday. Attackers breached the application that helps users share posts on social media and abused users’ accounts by pushing spam messages on connected Facebook and Twitter profiles.
The official Twitter account of American musician Ronnie Radke was allegedly breached, according to Softpedia. A message reading “hacked” was posted to his more than 557,000 followers.
Several malicious browser extensions hijack Facebook accounts, posting and sharing messages on behalf of users, Microsoft warns. The company first discovered the threat in Brazil and detects it as Trojan:JS/Febipos.A.
The Syrian Electronic Army took over The Onion’s Twitter account on Monday in a simple, yet highly complex, phishing attack on some employees.
The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hit media corporations once again this weekend.
The latest version of Google Play will require Android users who intend to post a review on Google Play to use a Google+ account to openly link comments to their identity, with the name and picture they use to authenticate in Google+.
Facebook got away from a fine, but must obtain users' consent before sharing information beyond the privacy settings, according to the Federal Trade Commission's final settlement with the social network.
The Federal Trade Commission took it upon itself to devise and recommend privacy regulations to create a safer online environment for children under 13 while surfing the Internet from their mobile devices.
The man accused of spoofing Northcliffe Chief Executive Steve Auckland on Twitter hit back with legal action against the micro-blogging platform that plans to reveal his identity, according to Guido Fawkes blog. A pro bono attorney has already agreed to represent the spoofer, who is also accused of fraud, defamation, libel and hacking computers of the media company owned by the Daily Mail.
Business social network said most of the 6.5 million passwords leaked in the recent hack were not associated with their e-mail logins, meaning the hackers who stole the passwords were likely unable to use them.