Glasgow Teens Warned Social Media Posts Could Harm Job Prospects

The Glasgow Evening Times has reported that over a 1000 students at GCU (Glasgow Caledonian University) are going to be warned on the longterm repercussions of reckless social media posts... 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 »

UK Cash Converters Hacked

High street money lender and pawnbroker, Cash Converters – announced  believes customer data may be in the hands of a malicious third party after a suspected breach of its... Read more »

LokiBot – Android banking malware that turns into ransomware

New Android banking trojan malware called “LokiBot” comes with ransomware capabilities which are triggered if the user tries to disable the malware’s admin rights or when victims try to remove it. Once... Read more »

FB, Google & Twitter Execs Explain Russian Paid US Election Ads

During the 2016 US election, it was rumoured that Russia had purchased adverts across popular social media platforms, targeting specific demographics of people and injecting content subject to their... Read more »

Twitter Boosts User Safety

Twitter is taking action after a storm of complaints against social media companies for not doing enough to protect its users and their inability to police their own sites.... Read more »

German Police Use FaceBook Photos to Hunt Down Crooks

Police in the German state of Lower-Saxony will soon use their networks of Facebook “friends” to find missing persons and hunt out suspected criminals, according to the state’s interior... Read more »

“socialbots” Steal 250Gb of Facebook Data

A small array of scripts programmed to pass themselves off as real people stole 250 gigabytes worth of personal information from Facebook users in just eight weeks, researchers said... Read more »

4yrs In Jail For Inciting Riots Using Facebook

In the fallout of the August Riots across the UK, two men from the the North West of England were sentenced to 4yrs in jail for trying to incite... Read more »