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Category

Web

18.9.19

Facebook Takes Down Misleading Campaigns From Iraq, Ukraine Social Securityweek

16.9.19

WhatsApp 'Delete for Everyone' Doesn't Delete Media Files Sent to iPhone Users Apple  Social Thehackernews

15.9.19

A bug in Instagram exposed user accounts and phone numbers

Social

Securityaffairs

14.9.19

Astaroth Spy Trojan Uses Facebook, YouTube Profiles to Cover Tracks

Social  Virus

Threatpost

12.9.19

Popular Period Tracking Apps Share Your Sexual Health Data With Facebook Social Thehackernews

11.9.19

Telegram Failed to Delete Removed Images From Local Storage Social Securityweek
10.9.19 Telegram Fixes Privacy Bug Caused by Improperly Deleted Messages Social

Bleepingcomputer

10.9.19 Hacked Instagram Account of Robert Downey Jr. Pushes iPhone Giveway Apple  Social

Bleepingcomputer

9.9.19

Telegram Privacy Fails Again Social Securityaffairs

9.9.19

Facebook Patches "Memory Disclosure Using JPEG Images" Flaws in HHVM Servers Social Thehackernews

7.9.19

Twitter Suspends SMS-Based Tweeting After High-Profile Account Hacks

Social

Bleepingcomputer

7.9.19

Facebook and Instagram Start Fighting Vaccine Misinformation

Social

Bleepingcomputer

6.9.19

Facebook, Microsoft Challenge Industry to Detect, Prevent ‘Deepfakes’

Social

Threatpost

6.9.19

Hundreds of millions of Facebook users’ phone numbers exposed online

Social

Securityaffairs

5.9.19

Twitter temporarily disables feature to tweet via SMS after CEO hack Social Securityaffairs

5.9.19

400 Mn Facebook Users' Phone Numbers Exposed in Privacy Lapse: Reports Social Securityweek

5.9.19

Leaky Server Exposes 419M Phone Numbers of Facebook Users

Social

Threatpost

5.9.19

Tech Firms, US Officials Talk Election Protection at Facebook Social Securityweek

5.9.19

Twitter Temporarily Disables Tweeting via SMS After CEO Hack Social Securityweek

5.9.19

Twitter temporarily disables 'Tweeting via SMS' after CEO gets hacked Social Thehackernews

4.9.19

CEO ‘Deep Fake’ Swindles Company Out of $243K

Social

Threatpost

4.9.19

Facebook Drops Default Facial Recognition Tag Suggestions

Social

Threatpost

4.9.19

Twitter CEO Hack Highlights Dangers of 'SIM Swap' Fraud

Mobil  Social

Securityweek

4.9.19

Facial Recognition Becomes Opt-in Feature at Facebook Social Securityweek
3.9.19 SIM Swapping Blamed for Hacking of Twitter CEO's Account Mobil  Social Securityweek

31.8.19

Twitter account of Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO and co-founder, has been hacked Social

Securityaffairs

31.8.19

Twitter CEO Account Hacked, Offensive Tweets Posted Social Securityweek
27.8.19 Bug Bounty Program Launched for Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency  Social Securityweek

27.8.19

White hat hacker demonstrated how to hack a million Instagram accounts Social Securityaffairs
27.8.19 Hacker Finds Instagram Account Takeover Flaw Worth $10,000 Social Securityweek
27.8.19

Attackers use large-scale bots to launch attacks on social media platforms

Social

Net-security

25.8.19

Instagram Phishing Emails Use Fake Login Warning Baits Phishing  Social

Bleepingcomputer

23.8.19

Facebook phishing surges, Microsoft still most impersonated brand

Phishing  Social

Net-security

21.8.19

Flaw in New Facebook Design Allowed Removal of Profile Photos Social Securityaffairs

21.8.19

Use This Privacy Tool to View and Clear Your 'Off-Facebook Activity' Data Social Thehackernews

21.8.19

KAPE: Kroll Artifact Parser and Extractor

Social

SANS

21.8.19

New tool enables users to disconnect their off-Facebook activity from their account

Social

Net-security

21.8.19

Facebook Announces 2019 Internet Defense Prize Winners Social Securityweek

21.8.19

Facebook Launches Tool to Let Users Control Data Flow Social Securityweek

20.8.19

Twitter Shuts Chinese Accounts Targeting Hong Kong Protests BigBrothers  Social Securityweek

20.8.19

Twitter Flexing its Muscles Against State Misinformation Social Securityweek

20.8.19

Flaw in New Facebook Design Allowed Removal of Profile Photos Social  Virus Securityweek

20.8.19

Guildma malware is now accessing Facebook and�YouTube to keep up-to-date

Social  Virus

SANS

20.8.19

Twitter bans 936 accounts that attempted to sow political discord in Hong Kong Social Securityaffairs

20.8.19

Facebook Offers Rewards for Instagram Data Abuse Reports Social Securityweek
15.8.19

Facebook Records User Audio, Sparking Privacy Questions

Social

Threatpost

14.8.19 Facebook Listened to Users' Conversations: Report Social Securityweek

9.8.19

WhatsApp flaws allow the attackers to manipulate conversations Social Securityaffairs
8.8.19

Facebook Sues Two Android App Developers for Click Injection Fraud

Android  Social

Thehackernews

8.8.19

Twitter Again Admits Sharing User Data Without Permission Social

Securityweek

6.8.19

Privacy Watchdogs Warn Facebook Over Libra Currency

Privacy  Social

Securityweek

2.8.19

Facebook dismantled influence campaigns focused on Middle East and Northern Africa Social Securityaffairs

2.8.19

Faked Facebook Accounts Linked to Saudi Arabia, Mideast Region

Social

Securityweek

31.7.19

Facebook Cancels Russia-Linked Fake Accounts Focusing on Ukraine Social

Bleepingcomputer

30.7.19

While cybercriminals abuse Twitter, threat researchers use it to boost threat intelligence efforts

CyberCrime  Social

Net-security

30.7.19

WordPress Plugin Facebook Widget affected by authenticated XSS

Social

Securityaffairs

29.7.19

Facebook deleted Russia-Linked efforts focusing on Ukraine ahead of the election Social

Securityaffairs

29.7.19

Authenticated XSS Found in WordPress Plugin Facebook Widget Social  Vulnerebility Securityweek

29.7.19

Viral FaceApp Unnecessarily Requests Access to Users' Facebook Friends List Social Thehackernews

29.7.19

Jessica Alba ‘s Twitter account hacked, it posted racist and homophobic messages Social

Securityaffairs

26.7.19

Facebook to Pay Over $5 Billion Following FTC, SEC Settlements

Social

Bleepingcomputer

25.7.19

FTC fines Facebook $5B and obliges it to adopt a new privacy framework

Social

Securityaffairs

25.7.19

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion Fine and Setup New Privacy Program for 20 Years Social Thehackernews

24.7.19

FTC Fines Facebook $5B, Adds Limited Oversight on Privacy Social Securityweek

24.7.19

FTC wants Facebook to boost accountability and transparency, imposes $5 billion penalty

Social

Net-security

18.7.19

Twitter Can be Tricked Into Showing Misleading Embedded Links Social

Bleepingcomputer

17.7.19

How to Switch Back to the Old Twitter Layout Social

Bleepingcomputer

17.7.19

Hackers Could Modify WhatsApp Media Files Before You See Them Social

Bleepingcomputer

16.7.19

Media File Jacking allows manipulating media files users receive via Android WhatsApp and Telegram Social Securityaffairs

16.7.19

Unofficial Telegram App with 100K Installs Pushed Malicious Sites Social

Bleepingcomputer

16.7.19

Hackers Can Manipulate Media Files You Receive Via WhatsApp and Telegram Social Thehackernews

16.7.19

Privacy Experts: Facebook’s $5B Fine Unlikely to Do Much

Privacy  Social

Threatpost

16.7.19

Researcher Bypasses Instagram 2FA to Hack Any Account

Hacking  Social

Threatpost

15.7.19

A flaw could have allowed hackers to take over any Instagram account in 10 minutes Social  Vulnerebility Securityaffairs

15.7.19

Instagram Account Takeover Vulnerability Earns Hacker $30,000

Social

Securityweek

15.7.19

Hackers Can Manipulate Media Files Transferred via WhatsApp, Telegram

Social

Securityweek

15.7.19

This Flaw Could Have Allowed Hackers to Hack Any Instagram Account Within 10 Minutes

Social

Thehackernews

15.7.19

$5 Billion US Fine Set for Facebook on Privacy Probe: Report

Privacy  Social

Securityweek

13.7.19

FTC approves a record $5 billion settlement with Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal Social Securityaffairs

13.7.19

Facebook to Pay $5 Billion Fine to Settle FTC Privacy Investigation Social

Thehackernews

13.7.19

Twitter Experiencing a Worldwide Outage Caused by a Service Disruption Social Bleepingcomputer

3.7.19

Threat Actor Targets Libyans with Malware via Facebook Social Securityweek
2.7.19 Tweetdeck Is Down, Currently Experiencing Worldwide Outage Social Bleepingcomputer

2.7.19

Smart Home Hacked via Vulnerabilities, Social Engineering Social Securityweek

2.7.19

Facebook Removes Accounts Used to Infect Thousands With Malware

Social

Threatpost

29.6.19

Instagram Like Counts May Go Private, Already Being Tested

Social

Bleepingcomputer

28.6.19

Italian data protection watchdog fines Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Social

Securityaffairs

28.6.19

Italy Fines Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Case

Social

Securityweek

28.6.19

Scammers Prey on Instagram Vanity and ‘Verified Account’ Status

Social

Threatpost

26.6.19

Instagram Chief Insists It Doesn't Spy on Users

Social

Securityweek

25.6.19

Facebook Faces Lawsuit Over Massive 2018 Data Breach

Social

Threatpost

21.6.19

Match, Tinder Swipe Right For Privacy Red Flags, Say Experts

Social

Threatpost

19.6.19

Facebook's Currency Libra Faces Financial, Privacy Pushback Social

Securityweek

18.6.19 Facebook Open Sources CTF 2019 Challenges Social

Securityweek

18.6.19 Irked Researcher Discloses Facebook WordPress Plugin Flaws Social

Threatpost

18.6.19 5,000 Twitter Accounts Linked to Disinformation Campaigns Social

Threatpost

18.6.19

Researchers develop app to detect Twitter bots in any language

Social

Net-security

16.6.19

Twitter URLs Can Be Manipulated to Spread Fake News and Scams

Social

Bleepingcomputer

15.6.19

Amid Privacy Firestorm, Facebook Curbs Research Tool Social

Securityweek

15.6.19 News Wrap: Amazon Privacy and Telegram DDoS Attack Social

Threatpost

13.6.19

Fishwrap Campaign Sways Social Media Users with Old News

Social

Threatpost

12.6.19

Facebook Launching App That Pays Users for Data on App Usage Social

Securityweek

10.6.19

Facebook is going to stop Huawei pre-installing apps on mobile devices Social

Securityaffairs

9.6.19

Tech Art Piece Delivers Quick Fix For Social Following Hoarders

Social

Bleepingcomputer

8.6.19

Facebook to Cut off Huawei to Comply With U.S. Sanctions

Social

Securityweek

2.6.19

The Facebook CTF 2019 Event is Starting in 30 Minutes

Social

Bleepingcomputer

1.6.19

Facebook Loses Bid to Block Landmark ECJ Data Security Hearing

Social

Securityweek

25.5.19

Snapchat staff used internal tools to spy on users

Social

Securityaffairs

25.5.19

Snapchat Privacy Blunder Piques Concerns About Insider Threats

Social

Threatpost

24.5.19

Facebook Figures Five Percent of Accounts Are Fake

Social

Securityweek

24.5.19

Instagram Says Not Source of Contact Info for Influential Users

Social

Securityweek

24.5.19

LinkedIn Allowed TLS Certificate to Expire—Again

Social

Securityweek

24.5.19

Facebook says it took down 2.19 billion accounts in Q1 2019

Social

Securityaffairs

21.5.19

Data belonging to Instagram influencers and celebrities exposed online

Social

Securityaffairs

20.5.19

Facebook Partially Restores Privacy Feature Abused in Massive Breach

Social

Securityweek

19.5.19

Facebook banned Archimedes Group, misinformation made in Israel

Social

Securityaffairs

18.5.19

Facebook Bans Israeli Entity For Creating Fake Accounts

Social

Bleepingcomputer

15.5.19

Facebook Launches Global CTF Competition

Social

Securityweek

14.5.19

WhatsApp flaw used to install spyware by simply calling the target

Social

Net-security

14.5.19

WhatsApp zero-day exploited in targeted attacks to deliver NSO spyware

Social

Securityaffairs

14.5.19

Facebook sues data analytics firm Rankwave over alleged data misuse

Social

Securityaffairs

14.5.19

Facebook Patches WhatsApp Flaw Exploited to Spy on Users

Social

Securityweek

14.5.19

Twitter Leaks Apple iOS Users’ Location Data to Ad Partner

Social

Threatpost

13.5.19

Tips to spring clean your company’s social media and stay protected

Social

Net-security

12.5.19

Turkish Personal Data Protection Authority fined Facebook for Photo API bug

Social

Securityaffairs

11.5.19

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm

Social

Securityweek

10.5.19

Whistleblower Says Facebook Generating Terror Content

Social

Securityweek

1.5.19

'Privacy-Focused' Facebook Puts the Spotlight on Groups

Social

Securityweek

30.4.19

Facebook funds research on the impact of social media on elections

Social

Securityaffairs

30.4.19

Facebook to Fund Research on Social Media Impact on Elections

Social

Securityweek

28.4.19

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

Social

Thehackernews

27.4.19

Irish Regulator Investigates Facebook Over Exposed Passwords

Social

Securityweek

25.4.19

Facebook May Face $5 Billion FTC Fine for Data Misuse

Social

Threatpost

25.4.19

Facebook Could Be Fined Up To $5 Billion Over Privacy Violations

Social

Thehackernews

25.4.19

Facebook Anticipates an FTC Privacy Fine of up to $5 Billion

Social

Securityweek

20.4.19

Three-Fourths of Consumers Don’t Trust Facebook, Threatpost Poll Finds

Social

Threatpost

20.4.19

Poll: Facebook Harvests Email Contacts for 1.5M Users – Is Enough, Enough?

Social

Threatpost

20.4.19

Facebook admitted to have stored millions of Instagram users’ passwords in plaintext

Social

Securityaffairs

20.4.19

Facebook Collected Email Contacts of 1.5 Million Users Without Consent

Social

Securityweek

20.4.19

Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Users' Passwords in Plaintext

Social

Thehackernews

19.4.19

Instagram Only Showing a Blank White Screen for Many Users

Social

Bleepingcomputer

19.4.19

Facebook ‘unintentionally’ collected contacts from 1.5 Million email accounts without permission

Social

Securityaffairs

19.4.19

Facebook Stored Millions of Instagram Users' Passwords in Plaintext

Social

Thehackernews

19.4.19

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

Social

Thehackernews

18.4.19

Researchers: Facebook’s Data-Leveraging Scandal Puts Users on Notice

Social

Threatpost

17.4.19

Twitter Announces 'Hide Replies' Feature, Less Reliance on User Reports

Social

Bleepingcomputer

17.4.19

State Launches Online Data Survey as Part of Facebook Probe

Social

Securityweek

15.4.19

Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook down worldwide

Social

Securityaffairs

13.4.19

Russia Fines Facebook $47 Over Citizens' Data Privacy Dispute

Social

Thehackernews

12.4.19

Facebook Pays $120,000 in Bounties at BountyCon

Social

Securityweek

6.4.19

Cybercrime Market with Roughly 385,000 Members Found on Facebook

Social

Bleepingcomputer

5.4.19

Beware of Calls Saying Your Social Security Number is Suspended

Social

Bleepingcomputer

5.4.19

540 Mllion Facebook Records Leaked by Public Amazon S3 Buckets

Social

Bleepingcomputer

4.4.19

Facebook Demanded User Email Passwords

Social

Securityweek

4.4.19

Experts found 540 Million Facebook user records on unprotected Amazon S3 buckets

Social

Securityaffairs

4.4.19

AWS S3 Buckets Exposed Millions of Facebook Records

Social

Securityweek

4.4.19

540 Million Facebook User Records Found On Unprotected Amazon Servers

Social

Thehackernews

3.4.19

Facebook Caught Asking Some Users Passwords for Their Email Accounts

Social

Thehackernews

2.4.19

Facebook's Call for Global Internet Regulation Sparks Debate

Social

Securityweek

28.3.19

New Settings Let Hackers Easily Pentest Facebook, Instagram Mobile Apps

Social

Thehackernews

27.3.19

Telegram Now Lets You Delete a Received Message From Sender's Device

Social

Bleepingcomputer

27.3.19

Whitehat settings allow white hat hackers to Test Facebook mobile apps

Social

Securityaffairs

27.3.19

Facebook Blocks More Accounts Over Influence Campaigns

Social

Securityweek

26.3.19

New Settings Help Hackers Test Facebook Mobile Apps

Social

Securityweek

25.3.19

Telegram allows users to delete any sent/received message from both sides with no time limit

Social

Securityaffairs

24.3.19

An Outage is Bad for Facebook, but Great for PornHub

Social

Bleepingcomputer

24.3.19

Facebook Employees Could Access Unencrypted Passwords for Millions of Users

Social

Bleepingcomputer

22.3.19

Facebook Stored Passwords in Plain Text For Years

Social

Threatpost

22.3.19

Facebook passwords stored in plain text, hundreds of millions users affected

Social

Securityaffairs

22.3.19

Facebook Mistakenly Stored Millions of Users' Passwords in Plaintext

Social

Thehackernews

21.3.19

Instagram Testing Anti-Squatting Feature that Locks Old Usernames

Social

Bleepingcomputer

21.3.19

Facebook Stored Passwords of Hundreds of Millions Users in Plain Text

Social

Securityweek

21.3.19

Facebook Pays Big Bounty for DoS Flaw in Fizz TLS Library

Social

Securityweek

20.3.19

Google+ Gives Final Warning to Backup Data Before It's Deleted

Social

Bleepingcomputer

20.3.19

How the Google and Facebook outages could impact application security

Social

Net-security

14.3.19

Facebook and Instagram Down in Global Outage

Social

Bleepingcomputer

14.3.19

Telegram Gained 3 Million New Users During WhatsApp, Facebook Outage

Social

Thehackernews

14.3.19

New WordPress Flaw Lets Unauthenticated Remote Attackers Hack Sites

Social

Thehackernews

14.3.19

Facebook Faces Criminal Probe of Data Deals: Report

Social

Securityweek

12.3.19

Pro-Brexit Twitter Manipulation Continues

Social

Securityweek

12.3.19

Facebook Alleges Two Ukrainians Scraped Data From 63K Profiles

Social

Threatpost

11.3.19

GIF Attack on Facebook Messenger Earned Hacker $10,000

Social

Securityweek

11.3.19

Mark Zuckerberg Describes a New Privacy-Centric Facebook

Social

Securityweek

8.3.19

Facebook Removes Campaigns Used to Sow Discord in UK and Romania

Social

Bleepingcomputer

8.3.19

FTC Issue PSA on Social Security Number Scams

Social

Bleepingcomputer

27.2.19

Facebook Says 'Clear History' Feature Ready This Year

Social

Securityweek

25.2.19

Report: Apps Give Facebook Sensitive Health and Other Data

Social

Securityweek

23.2.19

Campaigns through LinkedIn ’s DM deliver More_eggs backdoor via fake job offers

Social

Securityaffairs

23.2.19

NY Governor Cuomo Calls For Investigation on Facebook Health Data Collection

Social

Bleepingcomputer

23.2.19

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

Social

Thehackernews

20.2.19

'Digital Gangsters': UK Wants Tougher Rules for Facebook

Social

Securityweek

20.2.19

US Facebook Fine Over Privacy Could Be in Billions: Reports

Social

Securityweek

19.2.19

'Digital Gangsters': UK Wants Tougher Rules for Facebook

Social

Securityweek

18.2.19

How to Hack Facebook Accounts? Just Ask Your Targets to Open a Link

Social

Thehackernews

18.2.19

Facebook login phishing campaign can deceive tech-savvy users

Social

Securityaffairs

18.2.19

Facebook paid $25,000 for CSRF exploit that leads to Account Takeover

Social

Securityaffairs

16.2.19

Ultra-Sneaky Phishing Scam Swipes Facebook Credentials

Social

Threatpost

15.2.19

Facebook Taps User Data to Defend Workers From Threats

Social

Securityweek

11.2.19

Exposed: Instagram, OKCupid, Mumsnet All Face Data Concerns

Social

Threatpost

11.2.19

Facebook, Twitter Trackers Whitelisted by Brave Browser

Social

Bleepingcomputer

7.2.19

German Competition Watchdog Demands More Control for Facebook Users

Social

Securityweek

6.2.19

How to Delete Accidentally Sent Messages, Photos on Facebook Messenger

Social

Thehackernews

1.2.19

Facebook dismantled a vast manipulation campaign tied to Iran

Social

Securityaffairs

1.2.19

Facebook Takes Down Vast Iran-led Manipulation Campaign

Social

Securityweek

1.2.19

Firms That Sold Fake Social Media Activity Settle With New York State

Social

Securityweek

1.2.19

Facebook Boots Hundreds of Iran-Linked Accounts For Spreading Misinformation

Social

Threatpost

31.1.19

Facebook to shut down iOS app that allowed for near total data access

Social

Net-security

30.1.19

Facebook paid teens $20 to install a Research App that spies on them

Social

Securityaffairs

30.1.19

Facebook Paid Users to Track Smartphone Use: Report

Social

Securityweek

30.1.19

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

Social

Thehackernews

29.1.19

Privacy Fears Raised Over Facebook Messaging Apps Integration

Social

Securityweek

29.1.19

Facebook Launches Privacy and Data Use Business Hub

Social

Securityweek

29.1.19

Facebook plans to integrate WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram

Social

Net-security

28.1.19

Facebook Details the "Defense-in-Depth” Approach Used to Secure its Platform

Social

Bleepingcomputer

24.1.19

Facebook Will Preemptively Close Pages of Owners Who Previously Broke Rules

Social

Bleepingcomputer

22.1.19

WhatsApp Fights Fake News With Message Forwarding Limit

Social

Securityweek

21.1.19

Report: Facebook's Privacy Lapses May Result in Record Fine

Social

Securityweek

20.1.19 Facebook Caught Red Handed While Swiping Money From ChildrenSocial

Bleepingcomputer

19.1.19

Twitter Android Glitch Exposed Private Tweets for Years

Social

Threatpost

18.1.19

Twitter Fixes Four Year Old Bug in Android App Exposing Private Tweets

Social

Bleepingcomputer

18.1.19

Facebook Closes Hundreds of 'Inauthentic' Russia-Linked Pages

Social Securityweek

18.1.19

Bug in Twitter Android App Exposed Protected Tweets

Social Securityweek

18.1.19

A Twitter Bug Left Android Users' Private Tweets Exposed For 4 Years

Social Thehackernews

18.1.19

Twitter fixed a bug in its Android App that exposed Protected Tweets

Social Securityaffairs

18.1.19

Most Facebook users aren’t aware that Facebook tracks their interests

Social

Net-security

11.1.19

Does WhatsApp Has A Privacy Bug That Could Expose Your Messages?

Social

Thehackernews

9.1.19

Vietnam Accuses Facebook of Breaching New Cyber Law

Social Securityweek