Launched back in 2017, WhatsApp Desktop is a Windows 10 app that acts as a wrapper for the WhatsApp web version and it can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has just rolled a newÂ update that aims to stop the spread of fake news by restricting the amount of people you can forward a message.
Facebook announced today that it removed 32 Facebook and Instagram accounts and pages for exhibiting behavior consistent a political influence campaign, which Facebook said it previously saw during the 2016 US Presidential Election.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have announced on Friday, July 20, the Data Transfer Project (DTP), an initiative to create an open-source, service-to-service data portability platform so that users of their sites and others can easily migrate data from one platform to another.
In a 747-page document provided to the US House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee on Friday, Facebook admitted that it granted special access to users' data to 61 tech companies.
Despite the new GDPR regulation entering into effect across Europe, Facebook and Google are manipulating users into sharing personal data by leveraging misleading wording and confusing interfaces, according to a report released today by the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC).
On Saturday, US State Department-designated terrorist group Hezbollah announced that Facebook and Twitter had terminated its main accounts.
Facebook just can't get itÂ together as we learn about another major privacy breach on their platform. This time it was caused by an internalÂ bug that caused any new posts created byÂ 14 million Facebook users to be posted publicly rather than using their defaultÂ setting.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed two lawsuits on Monday against Facebook and Google on the grounds of breaking local campaign finance laws.
Some of the recent additions to the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) web standard are so powerful that a security researcher has abused them to deanonymize visitors to a demo site and reveal their Facebook usernames, avatars, and if they liked a particular web page of Facebook.
Several advocacy groups have banded together for a campaign that calls upon the US Federal Trade Commission to intervene and break up Facebook into smaller companies âand more specifically to split off the Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp services from the mother company.
Phishing threats are currently targeting your credentials for Apple, Facebook, Gmail, and more. In this roundup we detail some of the current Phishing threats active on the Internet.
The Facebook Android app is asking for superuser permissions, and a bunch of users are freaking out about granting the Facebook app full access to their device, an understandable reaction following the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal.
Facebook announced today it suspended around 200 apps on suspicion of mishandling user data, as part of its post-Cambridge-Analytica investigations.
Ransomware is definitely slowing down with most big attacks being targeted over RDP. With that said, we do see a steady stream of smaller ransomware infections that continue to be created, even if they never have much impact at all.
Facebook has updated a phishing detection toolkit it developed two years ago. The update now allows webmasters who sign up for the tool to detect homograph (Unicode-based lookalike) domains created for their websites.
Facebook, Chrome, and cryptocurrency users should be on the lookout for a new malware strain named FacexWorm that infects victims for the purpose of stealing passwords, stealing cryptocurrency funds, running cryptojacking scripts, and spamming Facebook users.
Security researchers have spotted a new information stealer that collects Chrome login data from infected victims, along with session cookies, and appears to be looking for Facebook details in particular, according to a Radware threat alert.