This week, A Blacknurse DDoS that can cripple with only one laptop, Facebook spam delivers Locky, ATM scammers, NSA's dark tower and two arrests after the three data breach.
Over the weekend two security researchers spotted a Facebook spam campaign delivering Nemucod as well as Locky ransomware
Facebook has blocked one of the UK's largest car insurance firm's plans to use Facebook post to assist in risk assessment when determining premiums.
An adult video scam that was discovered infecting Russian Facebook users back in April is now targeting Europeans, Kaspersky Lab reported via its Securelist blog.
A recently passed Russian law has given that country's security firms the green light to crack encrypted communications services.
The Delhi High Court has ordered WhatsApp not to share certain data with Facebook, as it plans to do with its groundbreaking and controversial policy changes.
Facebook has been banned from collecting and storing the data of German users on its messaging app, WhatsApp.
Security researcher Arun Sureshkumar earned $16,000 after disclosing a vulnerability in Facebook Business Manager that, if exploited, could have allowed attackers to take over a targeted victim's Facebook page.
Some 40 percent of respondents to a recent survey did not know that Facebook sold their data, and half said they would quit if it did. People value their privacy - a lot higher than the market does.
WhatsApp will now share the phone numbers of customers with its parent company, Facebook. The move has prompted concerned looks from those who once celebrated the company for its high standards of privacy.
At a recent SC Roundtable event, we caught up with Jim McCoy, technical lead for security tools and operations at Facebook. He told us how Facebook used its experience dealing with inside threats to combat external attackers.
A message seeming to come from a Facebook friend was instead a source of malware that ensnared 10,000 users.
Three weeks after hijacking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts, the mischievous OurMine hacking group appears to have briefly seized control of Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora account.
It seems that the Facebook founder has committed one of the cardinal sins of cyber-security and used the same password for different accounts, resulting in a public shaming.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Facebook backdoor; Verizon findings; Cisco vulnerabilities; 6th TalkTalk arrest; cyber-crime rampant
A series of bug bountiers have apparently open and closed a vulnerability in the social media giant, Facebook.
A new spam campaign tries to fool Facebook users into downloading malware by luring them to a fake YouTube page supposedly featuring a friend's video.
Facebook reacted quickly to a vulnerability with certain Instagram accounts and fixed the issues in less than a day.
ISIS has made threats to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a new video showing their photos with digitally added bullet holes.
Most organisations know about the phishing risks of social media - Ian Trump looks at why social media presents other risks to an employer, and what can be done about it.
Facebook has ditched insecure Flash in favour of HTML5 for all its videos but will still use Flash in games, and is working with Adobe to secure technology.
Wesley Wineberg claimed to have discovered a million dollar bug in Facebook but the social media company has objected to the intrusive nature of his investigation and threatened to sue him.
Facebook says that government requests for data and insistence to take down content grew in the first half of 2015.
Facebook will fight the court's ruling which threatens "one of our important technologies to stop attackers".
The Irish Data Protection Commissioner agreed to inspect accusations that Facebook exposes the personal data of its users to mass snooping by US intelligence services.
Facebook will begin notifying users when nation-state attackers target their accounts, CSO Alex Stamos wrote in a blog post.
A public protest has been issued against a controversial US cyber-security bill by some of the world's tech giants.
In a decision with widespread implications for the international transfer and processing of data - and the companies that provide these services - the European Court of Justice has ruled the EU-US Safe Harbour pact invalid. Experts are warning of massive disruption to international business.
Hot off Mark Zuckerberg's recent announcement, the much-desired 'dislike button' has finally emerged on Facebook, but only as a phishing scam.
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