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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 bug changed 14 million users’ default privacy settings to public

Facebook bug changed 14 million users’ default privacy settings to public

June 07, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Facebook admits as many as 14 millions of its users who thought they're sharing content privately with only friends may have inadvert...
Facebook Accused of Giving Over 60 Device-Makers Deep Access to User Data

Facebook Accused of Giving Over 60 Device-Makers Deep Access to User Data

June 04, 2018Swati Khandelwal
After being embroiled into controversies over its data sharing practices , it turns out that Facebook had granted inappropriate access to...
Facebook Offering $40,000 Bounty If You Find Evidence Of Data Leaks

Facebook Offering $40,000 Bounty If You Find Evidence Of Data Leaks

April 10, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Facebook pays millions of dollars every year to researchers and bug hunters to stamp out security holes in its products and infrastructur...
How to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

How to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

April 10, 2018Sharanya Haridas
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress this week to explain how his company collects and handles users' personal i...
Facebook admits public data of its 2.2 billion users has been compromised

Facebook admits public data of its 2.2 billion users has been compromised

April 04, 2018Mohit Kumar
Facebook dropped another bombshell on its users by admitting that all of its 2.2 billion users should assume malicious third-party scrape...
Facebook Collected Your Android Call History and SMS Data For Years

Facebook Collected Your Android Call History and SMS Data For Years

March 25, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Facebook knows a lot about you, your likes and dislikes—it's no surprise. But do you know, if you have installed Facebook Messenger...
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 ...
Wait, Do You Really Think That’s A YouTube URL? Spoofing Links On Facebook

Wait, Do You Really Think That’s A YouTube URL? Spoofing Links On Facebook

October 30, 2017Mohit Kumar
While scrolling on Facebook how you decide which link/article should be clicked or opened? Facebook timeline and Messenger display titl...
Facebook slapped with $1.43 million fine for violating users' privacy in Spain

Facebook slapped with $1.43 million fine for violating users' privacy in Spain

September 11, 2017Wang Wei
Facebook is once again in trouble regarding its users' privacy. The social media giant has recently been heavily fined once again f...
Facebook Unveils 'Delegated Recovery' to Replace Traditional Password Recovery Methods

Facebook Unveils 'Delegated Recovery' to Replace Traditional Password Recovery Methods

January 31, 2017Mohit Kumar
How do you reset the password for your Facebook account if your primary email account also gets hacked? Using SMS-based security code o...
Facebook Adds FIDO U2F Security Keys Feature For Secure Logins

Facebook Adds FIDO U2F Security Keys Feature For Secure Logins

January 27, 2017Mohit Kumar
Hacking password for a Facebook account is not easy, but also not impossible. We have always been advising you to enable two-factor aut...
Beware! Malicious JPG Images on Facebook Messenger Spreading Locky Ransomware

Beware! Malicious JPG Images on Facebook Messenger Spreading Locky Ransomware

November 25, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you receive an image file sent by someone, even your friend, on your Facebook Messenger, LinkedIn or any other social media platform, ...
Facebook Buys Leaked Passwords From Black Market, But Do You Know Why?

Facebook Buys Leaked Passwords From Black Market, But Do You Know Why?

November 10, 2016Mohit Kumar
Facebook is reportedly buying stolen passwords that hackers are selling on the underground black market in an effort to keep its users&#...
Facebook releases Osquery Security Tool for Windows

Facebook releases Osquery Security Tool for Windows

September 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
OSquery , an open-source framework created by Facebook that allows organizations to look for potential malware or malicious activity on t...
Hacker reveals How He Could have Hacked Multiple Facebook Accounts

Hacker reveals How He Could have Hacked Multiple Facebook Accounts

August 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How to Hack a Facebook Account? That's possibly the most frequently asked question on the Internet today. Though the solution is ha...
I'm Warning You, Don't Read this Article. It's a Federal Crime!

I'm Warning You, Don't Read this Article. It's a Federal Crime!

July 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yes, you heard it right. If I tell you not to visit my website, but you still visit it knowing you are disapproved, you are committing a fed...
STOP Sharing that Facebook Privacy and Permission Notice, It's a HOAX

STOP Sharing that Facebook Privacy and Permission Notice, It's a HOAX

June 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Recently, you may have seen some of your Facebook friends started posting a Facebook " Privacy Notice " clarifying that they no...