Oklahoma #County #GOP says #Facebook, #website possibly #hacked

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma County republicans’ group claims their Facebook page and website may have been hacked. On Sunday, a post was shared on the Oklahoma County Republicans’ Facebook page seemingly comparing Democrats to Nazis. The original post was first shared by another page ‘Direct to the People,’ listing…


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Brits’ #Facebook and #Twitter #accounts being #HACKED and #sold on #web for £1

Stripped-back online profiles gives buyers access to ready-made friends lists to contact. Experts fear the profiles are being bought by people using them to push hate speech and politically motivated messages. HACKED accounts of UK Facebook and Twitter users are being flogged online for as little as £1. The stripped-back…


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Hackers, #Facebook will now #reward you for this as #well

 Social networking giant Facebook has been embroiled in the recent Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The company has been slapped with lawsuits and many of the popular brands such as Tesla, Playboy and other have deactivated their respective Facebook accounts. The company is now taking measures to mend the damage done…


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Mark Zuckerberg: #Regret, lack of #responsibility

Facebook functions like a family — it knows a lot about you, you’re constantly interacting. Google is more like your neighborhood — it’s there when you need it, but you don’t need it every day.” Tara Clarke, associate editor at Money Morning was explaining the relationship between new media and…


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Louisville #tech expert #weighs in on #impact of #Facebook security #breach

Facebook is addressing concerns regarding its role in a personal information scandal involving 50 million Americans and their online information. Research firm Cambridge Analytica is accused of giving out the information accessed in 2013 from 300,000 Facebook users who took an online quiz. The total number of people affected could…


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HACKERS USE #FAKE #FACEBOOK PROFILES OF #ATTRACTIVE #WOMEN TO SPREAD #VIRUSES, STEAL #PASSWORDS

On Facebook, Rita, Alona and Christina appeared to be just like the millions of other U.S citizens sharing their lives with the world. They discussed family outings, shared emojis and commented on each other’s photographs. In reality, the three accounts were part of a highly-targeted cybercrime operation, used to spread…


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Man #Hacked Into #Teenage Girls’ #Snapchat #Accounts

New Hampshire police say they’ve arrested a man accused of hacking into the Snapchat accounts of teenage girls. Windham police say the victims told them their private photos were posted online while they thought they would have disappeared from the phone application. WMUR-TV reports a 21-year-old man hacked into the…


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Hackers are #con #artists: The #perils of #social #engineering

Portrayals of hackers in popular culture are inaccurate. We imagine individuals bent over computers, rapidly typing in a mortal battle with opposing hackers. The struggle goes back and forth, until finally, one side wins — breaching their opponent’s encryption, downloading terabytes of secrets, and stealing away triumphant. This might make…


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How #social media #bots are influencing our #everyday life #Bogus profiles, #spams, and much #more

Who doesn’t know about the dominance of social bots on the internet during the United States Mid-term Elections 2010, and of course the United States Presidential Elections 2016. According to the estimates, approximately 14 pc of the users active on Twitter during the presidential election discussions were bots, which were…


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The #List of #Places That #Scan Your #Face Is #Growing

The burger chain CaliBurger on Tuesday began testing a facial recognition kiosk in its Pasadena, California, branch that can recognize customers who set up loyalty accounts. The kiosk allows select customers to access their accounts without any passcodes or card swipes and displays their order histories once the facial scan…


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Facebook #security feature lets you avoid #hackers

Facebook has updated its security feature, allowing users to avoid hacking and other malicious attempts to use others profiles or pages. One such feature is in Settings under the Security and Login option. In the advanced settings, one can find the option to see recent emails from Facebook. It is…


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