TimeHop Data Breach – 21m Accounts

Timehop – the historical post/content reminder network has reported a large data breach impacting over 21 millions user accounts: On July 4, 2018, Timehop experienced a network intrusion that... Read more »

Basic Instagram Security Tips

New to Instagram ? Here are a few basic tips you can use right now to secure your Instagram account: Pick a strong password. Use a combination of at... Read more »

“Child-Lifting” Rumours On WhatsApp Lead To Mob Murders In India

The last few months has seen a trend of mob rule, lynchings, assaults and murders in the rural areas of India fuelled by false accusations, rumours and “fake news”... Read more »

Tax For Using Social Media in Uganda

The govt of Uganda has imposed a tax on the public to use social media sites, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn: The tax was proposed by long-time leader Yoweri... Read more »

HeroRat – Android Malware

A new strain of Android malware has been discovered that exploits Telegram to communicate back to its masters converting the compromised device into part of a wider botnet. The... Read more »

TIDAL – User Data Leaked

The music streaming service Tidal appears to have suffered a data breach exposing details of its userbase. Reports are centred around a report by a Norwegian business paper that... Read more »

Twitter Passwords Unmasked – Staff Able To View 330m Users Passwords

Just in time for the weekend ( and #WorldPasswordDay ), Twitter announced that they detected a bug in their internal systems that protects users account passwords so internal staff... Read more »

Android Keyboard App Leaks Data of 31 Million Users

Ai.type – the virtual keyboard app for Android has suffered a massive data breach. The company database was discovered unprotected online, exposing the¬†names, phone numbers, locations and Google queries... Read more »

Uber’s 57 Million User Hack Coverup

Uber has not only hacked, suffered a massive data breach impacting over 57 million users, hid it for over a year – but paid the hackers $100,000 to keep... Read more »

Watch Out For Shopping Season Scams

In the lead up to Christmas we are hitting full shopping season… Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas itself. This also means that its high season for scammers... Read more »