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540 Million Facebook User Records Found On Unprotected Amazon Servers

540 Million Facebook User Records Found On Unprotected Amazon Servers

April 03, 2019Mohit Kumar
It's been a bad week for Facebook users. First, the social media company was caught asking some of its new users to share passwords ...
New Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users Photos to Third-Party Apps

New Facebook Bug Exposed 6.8 Million Users Photos to Third-Party Apps

December 14, 2018Mohit Kumar
Facebook's latest screw-up — a programming bug in Facebook website accidentally gave 1,500 third-party apps access to the unposted Fac...
Facebook Finds 'No Evidence' Hackers Accessed Connected Third-Party Apps

Facebook Finds 'No Evidence' Hackers Accessed Connected Third-Party Apps

October 03, 2018Swati Khandelwal
When Facebook last weekend disclosed a massive data breach—that compromised access tokens for more than 50 million accounts —many feared ...
Reminder—Third Party Gmail Apps Can Read Your Emails, "Allow" Carefully!

Reminder—Third Party Gmail Apps Can Read Your Emails, "Allow" Carefully!

July 03, 2018Mohit Kumar
Reminder—If you've forgotten about any Google app after using it once a few years ago, be careful, it may still have access to your p...
Another Facebook Quiz App Left 120 Million Users' Data Exposed

Another Facebook Quiz App Left 120 Million Users' Data Exposed

June 28, 2018Swati Khandelwal
People are still getting over the most controversial data scandal of the year, i.e., Cambridge Analytica scandal , and Facebook is under f...
Facebook and Cambridge Analytica – What's Happened So Far

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica – What's Happened So Far

March 23, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Top Story— Facebook has just lost over $60 billion in market value over the past two days—that's more than Tesla's entire market ...
Have you ever suspected that Facebook is listening to your conversations through Microphone?

Have you ever suspected that Facebook is listening to your conversations through Microphone?

June 03, 2016Mohit Kumar
Have you ever felt Facebook is showing you very relevant ads about topics you’re only discussing around your phone? If yes, then you ma...
Warning — Facebook Color Changer App is Just a Scam, Infects 10000 Users

Warning — Facebook Color Changer App is Just a Scam, Infects 10000 Users

August 09, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Scammers have again targeted more than one billion active users of the popular social networking giant Facebook, to infect as many victi...
Facebook's Internet.Org App Offers Free Internet in Zambia

Facebook's Internet.Org App Offers Free Internet in Zambia

July 31, 2014Mohit Kumar
Earlier this month, the founder of the Social Networking giant highlighted the future of universal Internet access, the dream that Faceb...
Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

July 03, 2014Mohit Kumar
Security researchers from MetaIntell, the leader in intelligent led Mobile Risk Management (MRM), have discovered a major security vuln...
Facebook Introduces Anonymous Login to Limit Third-party App Permissions

Facebook Introduces Anonymous Login to Limit Third-party App Permissions

May 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
We're comfortable in sharing information with our Facebook friends, but it is quite sneaky for Facebook users to offer their Identit...
Facebook Hacking, technique to Spoof the content of any Facebook App

Facebook Hacking, technique to Spoof the content of any Facebook App

May 16, 2013Mohit Kumar
There are many unpatched loopholes or flaws in Facebook website, that allow hackers to inject external links or images to a wall, hijack...
Facebook Apps Promise Change but In Reality Phish Your Information

Facebook Apps Promise Change but In Reality Phish Your Information

April 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
Spammy Facebook apps are nothing new, the web giant has been dealing with suspicious behavior apps since the website launched the Facebo...
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