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Threat actor offers Clubhouse secret database containing 3.8B phone numbers

A threat actor is offering for sale on hacking forums the secret database Clubhouse containing 3.8B phone numbers. Clubhouse is a social audio app for iOS and Android where users can communicate in voice chat rooms that accommodate groups of thousands of people. The audio-only app hosts live discussions, with opportunities to participate through speaking
Publish At:2021-07-25 17:04 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Social Networks Clubhouse Cybersecurit

Instagram implements ‘Security Checkup’ to help users recover compromised accounts

Instagram introduced a new security feature dubbed “Security Checkup” to help users to recover their accounts that have been compromised. Good news for the owners of Instagram accounts that may have been compromised, the company launched a new feature named ‘Security Checkup‘ feature that aims to keep accounts safe and help users t
Publish At:2021-07-18 08:39 | Read:268 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Social Networks Cybersecurity Hacking

Social media partially disrupted in Cuba amid anti-government protests

NetBlocks reported partial disruption to social media and messaging platforms in Cuba from 12 July 2021 shortly after Cubans went to the streets to protest the government. Security experts from NetBlocks are observing partial disruption to social media and messaging platforms in Cuba from 12 July 2021 shortly after Cubans went to the streets to protest th
Publish At:2021-07-13 07:25 | Read:176 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Social Networks Cuba Cybersecurity cy

Freshly scraped LinkedIn data of 88,000 US business owners shared online

About a week after scraped data from more than 700 million LinkedIn profiles were put for sale online, it seems that threat actors have no intention of stopping their abuse of the social media platform’s scrape-friendly systems.  Hours ago, a 68MB JSON database containing LinkedIn data recently collected from 88,000 US business owners was shared
Publish At:2021-07-01 06:18 | Read:343 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Social Networks Linked

New LinkedIn breach exposes data of 700 Million users

A new massive LinkedIn breach made the headlines, the leak reportedly exposes the data of 700M users, more than 92% of the total 756M users. A new massive LinkedIn breach made the headlines, a database containing data of 700M users, more than 92% of the total 756M users, is available for sale on forums on the dark web. The exposed records include e
Publish At:2021-06-29 15:50 | Read:281 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Deep Web Social Networks Cybersecu

WhatsApp will not deactivate accounts for not accepting new privacy terms

WhatsApp will not deactivate the accounts of users who don’t accept the new privacy policy update that requires sharing data with other companies owned by Facebook. WhatsApp on Friday announced that it will not deactivate accounts of users who don’t accept its new privacy policy that will be rolled out on May 15. The company will only conti
Publish At:2021-05-10 04:39 | Read:559 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Social Networks Cybersecurity Hacki

Critical update: Facebook Messenger users hit by scammers in over 80 states

Researchers from security firm Group-IB have detected a large-scale scam campaign targeting Facebook Messenger users all over the world. Group-IB has detected a large-scale scam campaign targeting Facebook Messenger users all over the world. Group-IB Digital Risk Protection (DRP) analysts have found evidence proving that users in over 80 countri
Publish At:2021-04-20 14:39 | Read:564 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Social Networks Facebook Messenger

This service allows checking if your mobile is included in the Facebook leak

Security researcher implemented a service to verify if your mobile number is included in the recent Facebook data leak. Security researcher Yaser Alosefer developed a new tool to help users to determine if their mobile numbers are included within the recent Facebook data leak that impacted 553 million users of the social networking giant. The data of F
Publish At:2021-04-06 06:23 | Read:674 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Security Social Networks Facebook

2,5M+ users can check whether their data were exposed in Facebook data leak

You can check if your personal information is included in the Facebook data leak by querying the data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned. The news of the availability on a hacking forum of the personal information for 533,313,128 Facebook users made the headlines. The availability of the data was first reported by Alon Gal, CTO of cyber intelli
Publish At:2021-04-05 11:24 | Read:634 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Social Networks data leak Hacking

Data of 533 million Facebook users leaked in a hacking forum for free

On April 3, a user has leaked the phone numbers and personal data of 533 million Facebook users in a hacking forum for free online. Bad news for Facebook, a user in a hacking forum has published the phone numbers and personal data of 533 million Facebook users. The availability of the data was first reported by Alon Gal, CTO of cyber intelligence firm Hud
Publish At:2021-04-03 16:28 | Read:772 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Social Networks Facebook Hacking h

Experts found two flaws in Facebook for WordPress Plugin

A critical flaw in the official Facebook for WordPress plugin could be abused exploited for remote code execution attacks. Researchers at Wordfence have discovered two vulnerabilities in the Facebook for WordPress plugin, which has more than 500,000 active installations. The plugin allows administrators to capture the actions people take while interacting
Publish At:2021-03-28 19:25 | Read:960 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Social Networks Facebook Hacking info

Facebook took action against China-linked APT targeting Uyghur activists

Facebook has closed accounts used by a China-linked APT to distribute malware to spy on Uyghurs activists, journalists, and dissidents living outside China. Facebook has taken action against a series of accounts used by a China-linked cyber-espionage group, tracked as Earth Empusa or Evil Eye, to deploy surveillance malware on devices used by Uy
Publish At:2021-03-25 13:21 | Read:528 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware Social Networks China Uygh

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:703 | 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:764 | 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:763 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social networks fraud ftc romance scam Scam

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