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Twitter removes 100 accounts linked to Russia disseminating disinformation

Twitter removed dozens of accounts allegedly used by Russia-linked threat actors to disseminate disinformation and target western countries. Twitter has removed dozens of accounts used by Russia-linked threat actors that were used to disseminate disinformation and to target the European Union, the United States, and the NATO alliance. Experts believe t
Publish At:2021-02-23 18:20 | Read:138 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Digital ID Social Networks disin

An attacker was able to siphon audio feeds from multiple Clubhouse rooms

An attacker demonstrated this week that Clubhouse chats are not secure, he was able to siphon audio feeds from “multiple rooms” into its own website While the popularity of the audio chatroom app Clubhouse continues to increase experts are questioning the security and privacy level it offers to its users. Recently the company announced it is working to
Publish At:2021-02-22 09:01 | Read:133 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Mobile Social Networks Clubhouse Ha

Romance scams at all-time high: here’s what you need to know

byPaul DucklinThe US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), America’s official consumer protection watchdog, recently warned that romance scammers are making more money than ever before.Victims in the US were tricked out of more than $300 million in 2020, up from $200 million in 2019.The FTC says that the median average financial loss in a romance scam was $2
Publish At:2021-02-16 12:49 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social networks fraud ftc romance scam Scam

Data collection cheat sheet: how Parler, Twitter, Facebook, MeWe’s data policies compare

CyberNews researchers analyzed data from multiple social platforms like Parler, Twitter, Facebook, MeWe’s to compare data policies. Original Post at https://cybernews.com/privacy/how-parler-twitter-facebook-mewe-data-policies-compare/ Alternative social media platforms, also known as “alt” or alt-tech, were catapulted into the spotlight near the end of
Publish At:2021-01-13 05:12 | Read:269 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Social Networks data policies Parler

Twitter has permanently suspended the account of President Donald Trump

Twitter has permanently suspended the account of President Donald Trump on Friday, due to the risk of further incitement of violence. Twitter has permanently suspended President Donald Trump’s account fearing his tweets may trigger a new wave of violence. In response to the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the President’s account was initially suspend
Publish At:2021-01-09 07:36 | Read:426 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Social Networks Hacking hacking news informati

Facebook ads used to steal 615000+ credentials in a phishing campaign

Cybercriminals are abusing Facebook ads in a large-scale phishing scam aimed at stealing victims’ login credentials. Researchers from security firm ThreatNix spotted a new large-scale campaign abusing Facebook ads. Threat actors are using Facebook ads to redirect users to Github accounts hosting phishing pages used to steal victims’ login credential
Publish At:2021-01-01 20:12 | Read:581 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Social Networks Facebook h

S3 Ep12: A chat with social engineering hacker Rachel Tobac [Podcast]

byPaul DucklinHow do you go from neuroscientist to DEFCON Social Engineering Capture the Flag champ? Find out from hacker and social engineering expert Rachel Tobac! Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof SecurityJoin us for a fascinating interview with Rachel about her journey, why you should always be “politely paranoid”, and the people who inspired her along th
Publish At:2020-12-24 10:07 | Read:615 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing Podcast Social networks Vulnerability Women in secu

Facebook links cyberespionage group APT32 to Vietnamese IT firm

Facebook has suspended some accounts linked to APT32 that were involved in cyber espionage campaigns to spread malware. Facebook has suspended several accounts linked to the APT32 cyberespionage that abused the platform to spread malware. Vietnam-linked APT group APT32, also known as OceanLotus and APT-C-00, carried out cyber espionage campaigns agains
Publish At:2020-12-11 17:12 | Read:296 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware Security Social Networks A

Education predictions 2021

Changes in the education system have been brewing for a long time, with digitalization as the main direction of this transformation. The breakthrough came this year as about 1.5 billion students were unable to attend school due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, educational systems all over the world underwent significant change. Educators were forced to
Publish At:2020-12-02 10:37 | Read:376 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Kaspersky Security Bulletin Cybercrime Internet of

A flaw in Facebook Messenger could have allowed spying on users

Facebook has addressed a security vulnerability in its Messenger for Android app that could have allowed attackers to spy on users. Facebook has addressed a major security issue in its Messenger for Android app that could have allowed threat actors to spy on users by placing and connecting Messenger audio calls without their interaction. The vulnerabil
Publish At:2020-11-20 10:18 | Read:520 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks Facebook Facebook Mess

Unprotected database exposed a scam targeting 100K+ Facebook accounts

Researchers discovered an ElasticSearch database exposed online that contained data for over 100000 compromised Facebook accounts. Researchers at vpnMentor discovered an ElasticSearch database exposed online that contained an archive of over 100.000 compromised Facebook accounts. The archive was used by crooks as part of a global hacking campaign against
Publish At:2020-11-16 17:55 | Read:492 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Social Networks data leak Elastics

Ragnar Locker ransomware gang advertises Campari hack on Facebook

​Ragnar Locker Ransomware operators have started to run Facebook advertisements to force their victims into paying the ransom. In November 2019, ransomware operators have started adopting a new double-extortion strategy first used by the Maze gang that sees threat actors also stealing unencrypted files before encrypting infected systems. Then the attacker
Publish At:2020-11-11 11:47 | Read:507 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Security Social Ne

Twitter removed around 130 Iranian accounts for interference in US Presidential debate

Twitter removed around 130 Iranian accounts for attempting to disrupt the public recent US Presidential Debate. The social media giant Twitter announced to have removed around 130 Iranian Twitter accounts that attempted to disrupt the public conversation during the recent first Presidential Debate for the US 2020 Presidential Election. The company conf
Publish At:2020-10-01 05:35 | Read:827 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks 2020 Presidential elec

Twitter announces measures to protect accounts of people involved in 2020 Presidential election

Twitter announced that it will adopt new security measures to protect high-profile accounts during the upcoming election in the United States. Twitter announced new measures to protect high-profile accounts during the upcoming US Presidential election. The types of accounts that are in this designated group are: US Executive Branch and CongressUS G
Publish At:2020-09-19 04:14 | Read:846 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Social Networks Hacking hacking news

Reddit massive hack: hackers defaced channels with pro-Trump messages

Reddit suffered a massive hack, threat actors compromised tens of Reddit channels and defaced them showing messages in support of Donald Trump’s campaign. Reddit suffered a massive hack, threat actors defaced tens of channel to display messages in support of Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. At the time of writing, the massive hack is sti
Publish At:2020-08-07 20:50 | Read:787 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks hacking news informati

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