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 —and 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.
A cyber-espionage group known as Turla — believed to be the cyber-arm of Russian intelligence — has been playing around with a backdoor trojan disguised as a Firefox extension that uses comments on Britney Spears Instagram photos to store the location of its command and control (C&C) server.
Instagram users are once again the targets of malicious Android apps hosted on the Play Store, apps which steal their credentials on false claims of boosting their account's follower numbers.
Mobile security experts with Intel Security (McAfee) have discovered a rash of Android apps available through the Google Play Store that were stealing Instagram credentials and uploading the data to a remote server.
A botnet of IoT (Internet of Things) devices created with the Linux/Moose malware is behind many bots that are plaguing social networks such as YouTube, Periscope, Twitter, and Instagram, above all.
Security researchers have come across a series of Minecraft money adders that promise to give users free in-game coins, but end up stealing their credentials.