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Banking Malware Spin-Off Targets Twitter, Facebook Accounts

A sophisticated strain of malware based on the Zeus trojan has been discovered monitoring and potentially taking over Facebook and Twitter accounts. First reported by ZDNet, the Zeus offshoot has...

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A Billion Mobile Apps are Vulnerable to Account Hijacking

Three researchers from the University of Hong Kong have determined that third-party applications that allow for single sign-on processes via Facebook and Google by supporting the OAuth 2.0 protocol...

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Hackers Can Breach a Facebook Account with a Phone Number

Security researchers have proven that a Facebook account can be compromised with an unauthorized individual taking control by merely using a phone number coupled with some basic hacking skills. An...

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Hackers Target Mark Zuckerberg’s Social Media Accounts

The man behind the world’s most popular social networking website, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has had his social media accounts hacked. Although Mark Zuckerberg probably sees the likes...

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10-Year-Old White-Hat Hacks Instagram

A 10-year-old, who isn’t old enough to sign up on Facebook has hacked Instagram, the popular image-sharing application owned by the social media giant. More specifically, he found a...

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Why is Facebook this Slow to Patch Security Holes?

Serious security hole not patched almost a year after it was reported to the social media giant. Why?

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Clickjacking: A Short Introduction

Although clickjacking has been around for a while, it's not a method many people are aware of, although most of us have come in contact with it. Clickjacking is, in simple terms, a way of misleading...

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