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Hackers Used WhatsApp 0-Day Flaw to Secretly Install Spyware On Phones

Hackers Used WhatsApp 0-Day Flaw to Secretly Install Spyware On Phones
May 14, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Whatsapp has recently patched a severe vulnerability that was being exploited by attackers to remotely install surveillance malware on a few...

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 Could Be Fined Up To $5 Billion Over Privacy Violations

Facebook Could Be Fined Up To $5 Billion Over Privacy Violations
April 25, 2019Mohit Kumar
Facebook expects to face a massive fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as the result of an investigation into...

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...

Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission

Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission
April 18, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Not a week goes without a new Facebook blunder. Remember the most recent revelation of Facebook being caught asking users new to the s...

Russia Fines Facebook $47 Over Citizens' Data Privacy Dispute

Russia Fines Facebook $47 Over Citizens' Data Privacy Dispute
April 12, 2019Wang Wei
Yes, you read that right! Russia has fined Facebook with 3,000 rubles, roughly $47, for not complying with the country's controvers...

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 ...

Facebook Caught Asking Some Users Passwords for Their Email Accounts

Facebook Caught Asking Some Users Passwords for Their Email Accounts
April 03, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has been caught practicing the worst ever user-verification mechanism that could put the security of its users at risk. Genera...

How to Stop Facebook App From Tracking Your Location In the Background

How to Stop Facebook App From Tracking Your Location In the Background
February 22, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Every app installed on your smartphone with permission to access location service "can" continually collect your real-time loca...

How to Delete Accidentally Sent Messages, Photos on Facebook Messenger

How to Delete Accidentally Sent Messages, Photos on Facebook Messenger
February 06, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Ever sent a message on Facebook Messenger then immediately regretted it, or an embarrassing text to your boss in the heat of the moment a...

Facebook Paid Teens $20 to Install 'Research' App That Collects Private Data

Facebook Paid Teens $20 to Install 'Research' App That Collects Private Data
January 30, 2019Swati Khandelwal
If you are thinking that Facebook is sitting quietly after being forced to remove its Onavo VPN app from Apple's App Store, then you ...

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...

Get paid up to $40,000 for finding ways to hack Facebook or Instagram accounts

Get paid up to $40,000 for finding ways to hack Facebook or Instagram accounts
November 21, 2018Mohit Kumar
Here we have great news for all bug bounty hunters. Now you can get paid up to $40,000 for finding and responsibly reporting critical vu...

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...

Facebook Fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

Facebook Fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal
October 25, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has finally been slapped with its first fine of £500,000 for allowing political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica to improper...

Instagram Adds 3 New Security Tools to Make its Platform More Secure

Instagram Adds 3 New Security Tools to Make its Platform More Secure
August 29, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Instagram is growing quickly—and with the second most popular social media network in the world (behind just Facebook), the photo-sharing...

Facebook Open Sources Fizz — TLS 1.3 Library For Speed and Security

Facebook Open Sources Fizz — TLS 1.3 Library For Speed and Security
August 07, 2018Mohit Kumar
Facebook has open sourced Fizz—a library designed to help developers implement TLS 1.3 protocol with all recommended security and perform...

Facebook Admits Sharing Users' Data With 61 Tech Companies

Facebook Admits Sharing Users' Data With 61 Tech Companies
July 02, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has admitted that the company gave dozens of tech companies and app developers special access to its users' data after publi...

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 08, 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...
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