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Twitter bug attack: All you need to know & ways to fight such attacks

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 May 10, 2018
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One company with a turnover of $2.44bn 330 million users 500 million tweets per day What does it take to bring an upheaval in such a magnanimous company? A bug and . . . . well, that’s all it needs! Twitter Inc. reported a bug encounter a few weeks ago....

Hrithik Roshan’s Facebook Account Hacked! 5 Tips to secure your Facebook Account

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 September 7, 2016

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The Facebook account of the Mohenjo Daro actor Hrithik Roshan was briefly hacked on Monday evening. Seemed like the hacker wanted to start the week with a bang! Reportedly, after compromising Roshan’s official Facebook account, the hacker put up his own picture as the profile photo. And he continued his...

WhatsApp to share your phone number with Facebook. Here’s how you can prevent this

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 August 26, 2016

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The privacy policy of WhatsApp has undergone some change as of 25th August 2016. And here are 10 things that you must know. 1. WhatsApp has announced that it will start sharing your phone number with its parent company Facebook (Facebook acquired WhatsApp back in February 2014). This news comes...

Facebook Basics: How to Easily Avoid Phishing Scams

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 April 18, 2016
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Phishing attacks over Facebook and other social media channels are not uncommon. In fact, it is very likely that people fall for such attacks when it comes from an innocent looking link or post that is shared by somebody on their friend’s list. Facebook, with millions of users from all...

TRAI Hands Out Landmark Blow to Facebook Free Basics

 February 9, 2016

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In a landmark ruling, TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) has come out in favor of net neutrality and upheld the integrity of a free Internet for one and all in the Indian telecom industry. TRAI has now banned broadband providers and mobile carriers from offering differential pricing to customers...

See How Many Companies Track You on Facebook

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 August 21, 2015

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The benefits of Facebook are known to each of the millions of its users. However, this ‘free’ service does come at a price. After all, Facebook is now a listed company and it needs to find ways to monetize its services and make them profitable. While individual users do not...

Latest IT Security News and Alerts of the Week

 May 30, 2015

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AdultFriendFinder.com hacked, data leaked online About 4 million users of the dating site Adult Friend Finder has been leaked online following a hack. The leaked data include 3.6 million email addresses, sexual orientations, zip codes and other sensitive data that users have provided to the site. Read more about this...

Four Tips to Avoid Nepal Earthquake Relief Scams

 April 29, 2015

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Nepal is slowly getting back on its feet after the devastating calamity that struck on April 25 2015. The earthquake was a monstrous 7.9 on the Richter scale. According to various news sources, nearly 8 million people were affected by the earthquake. And the death toll is close to 4,800...

Facebook ‘Just in Case’ Studies – The Basics of Privacy

 April 16, 2015

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If you also find maneuvering around Facebook privacy settings confusing like we do, then we have just the thing for you. Facebook recently released a set of videos known as the ‘Just in Case Studies’. These quirky and short clips are the perfect embodiment of some of Facebook’s most discussed...

Do You Know Select Facebook Employees Can Access Your Account?

 March 4, 2015

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In case you missed it, a very thought provoking and rather intriguing question came to the fore recently with regards to Facebook privacy and what it really means for individual users. If you have heard of the UK trance group Above & Beyond, then you must be familiar with a...