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New York, Canada, Ireland Launch New Investigations Into Facebook Privacy Breaches

New York, Canada, Ireland Launch New Investigations Into Facebook Privacy Breaches
April 27, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has a lot of problems, then there are a lot of problems for Facebook—and both are not going to end anytime sooner. Though Faceboo...

Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Users' Passwords in Plaintext

Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Users' Passwords in Plaintext
April 18, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Facebook late last month revealed that the social media company mistakenly stored passwords for "hundreds of millions" of Face...

Another Facebook Bug Could Have Exposed Your Private Information

Another Facebook Bug Could Have Exposed Your Private Information
November 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Another security vulnerability has been reported in Facebook that could have allowed attackers to obtain certain personal information abo...

Researcher finds a way to Delete and Modify Facebook Messages Sent to Other Users

Researcher finds a way to Delete and Modify Facebook Messages Sent to Other Users
June 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Sometimes I receive emails from our readers who wanted to know how to hack Facebook account , but just to delete some of their messages t...

Facebook's latest feature Alerts You if Someone Impersonates Your Profile

Facebook's latest feature Alerts You if Someone Impersonates Your Profile
March 26, 2016Unknown
Online harassment has been elevated a step with the advent of popular social networks like Facebook. Cyber stalkers create fake prof...

Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App

Facebook adds Built-in Tor Support for its Android App
January 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Rejoice for Privacy Lovers! Facebook today took a surprising move by announcing that it is bringing the free anonymizing software T...

You Can Now Use Messenger App without a Facebook Account

You Can Now Use Messenger App without a Facebook Account
June 26, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Don't have Facebook account but want to use its Messenger service? Then go for it because Mark Zuckerberg wants even the people wh...

New Facebook feature Encourages users to use PGP for Encrypted Communications

New Facebook feature Encourages users to use PGP for Encrypted Communications
June 01, 2015Mohit Kumar
In this era of Global surveillance, we all are worried about the privacy of our communication and sensitive data. There is no guarantee ...
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