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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 26, 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 27, 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 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Recently, you may have seen some of your Facebook friends started posting a Facebook " Privacy Notice " clarifying that they no...
Ever Wondered How Facebook Decides — How much Bounty Should be Paid?

Ever Wondered How Facebook Decides — How much Bounty Should be Paid?

March 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
Facebook pays Millions of dollars every year to researchers and white hat hackers from all around the world to stamp out security holes i...
Hacker Reveals How to Hack Any Facebook Account

Hacker Reveals How to Hack Any Facebook Account

March 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Hacking Facebook account is one of the major queries of the Internet user today. It's hard to find — how to hack Facebook account , ...
France Orders Facebook To Stop Tracking Non-Users or Face Fines

France Orders Facebook To Stop Tracking Non-Users or Face Fines

February 09, 2016Unknown
8th February 2016 would be considered as a cursed day in the history of Facebook. You might have known that just yesterday India bans Fa...
Facebook Will Now Notify You If NSA is Spying on You

Facebook Will Now Notify You If NSA is Spying on You

October 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Facebook just launched a new notification feature that will alert you if the social network strongly suspects that your account is being ...
Here's What Facebook 'Dislike or Empathy Button' Would Look Like

Here's What Facebook 'Dislike or Empathy Button' Would Look Like

September 22, 2015Mohit Kumar
A Facebook Dislike button is one of the most frequently requested features from users for years. Earlier in the last week, Facebook...
Change this Facebook Privacy Setting That Could Allow Hackers to Steal Your Identity

Change this Facebook Privacy Setting That Could Allow Hackers to Steal Your Identity

August 13, 2015Khyati Jain
Facebook User: Who Can Find Me...? Hacker: Yes, I CAN!! A Security Researcher claimed “ digi-crims could easily scan the populat...
Facebook Legacy Contact — Control What Happens to Your Account When You Die

Facebook Legacy Contact — Control What Happens to Your Account When You Die

February 13, 2015Mohit Kumar
When I Die, I'd like someone to keep updating my Facebook Status, just to Freak people out, because who knew I’d have WiFi signal up...
​Facebook launches ThreatExchange for Sharing Cyber Security Threats

​Facebook launches ThreatExchange for Sharing Cyber Security Threats

February 12, 2015Mohit Kumar
Social Networking giant Facebook has just launched a new platform called ThreatExchange , which is designed to mount a coordinated defe...
Facebook Now Accessible Via Tor Anonymous Network Using .Onion Address

Facebook Now Accessible Via Tor Anonymous Network Using .Onion Address

November 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
If you are fan of the largest social networking site Facebook, but also want to remain anonymous while using your Facebook account, then the...
Facebook “Safety Check” Allows You to Connect with Family during Natural Disasters

Facebook “Safety Check” Allows You to Connect with Family during Natural Disasters

October 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Facebook is moving a step ahead from others and making its social media service as an information sharing platform in serious situations...
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