Social Media Platforms Bring the Dark Web Closer Than You Think

Some of the most popular social media platforms are being exploited by cybercriminals to openly sell their tools and expertise This exploitation means that the lines between clear web platforms and their ...
Facebook and Private Communications: A Matter of Incompatibility

Facebook and Private Communications: A Matter of Incompatibility

When Mark Zuckerberg announced at the beginning of the month that Facebook will shift its focus to privacy-focused communications, the announcement was rightly met with skepticism. Facebook’s business model, after all, is ...

15 Security & Privacy Tips for Social Media Safety

Be safer on social media by following these 15 security and privacy tips ...
A now-patched vulnerability in the web version of Google Photos allowed malicious websites to expose where, when, and with whom your photos were taken.

Now-Patched Google Photos Vulnerability Let Hackers Track Your Friends and Location History

A now-patched vulnerability in the web version of Google Photos allowed malicious websites to expose where, when, and with whom your photos were taken. Background One trillion photos were taken in 2018 ...

Webinar: Social Media Platforms and the Cybercrime Economy

New “Social Media Platforms and the Cybercrime Economy” report explores the role of social media in enabling cybercrime The author of the report, Dr. Mike McGuire, will discuss the key findings and ...
Hackers make $3.25 billion per year from social media cybercrime

Hackers make $3.25 billion per year from social media cybercrime

Limited security and a lack of strict regulation regarding social media-related cybercrime have allowed hackers to make a yearly profit of at least $3.25 billion from these platforms alone, says a study ...

New report: Social Media Platforms and the Cybercrime Economy

New report outlines how cybercriminals are exploiting trust on social media to spread malware and buy/sell hacking tools and expertise With social media playing a crucial day-to-day role in the workplace, this ...
“Cyber Attack Survival Manual” (Book Summary)

“Cyber Attack Survival Manual” (Book Summary)

Personal cybersecurity and privacy advice from the book "Cyber Attack Survival Manual." ...
Russian Trolls Manipulated Top Social Networks to Influence Election

Russian Trolls Manipulated Top Social Networks to Influence Election

The Kremlin and its trolls went out of their way to ensure Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, found a report commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee and obtained by The ...

Don’t Post About Travel Before or While You’re Away

| | Privacy, security, social media
Posting about your travels on social media invites burglary, scams, and identity theft. Learn how to protect yourself ...
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