Twitter: Mute Specific Words or Hashtags

You know the scene, you’re out or working late and you are recording a tv show to watch later, brand new movie has just come out and you ABSOLUTELY... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Twitter “Stalker App” Scam

A “Stalkers app” doing the rounds on Twitter is actually a phishing scam, security watchers warn. The Stalkers app, which purports to be officially sanctioned and to track people... Read more »

Facebook Blocks Chrome Data Exporter

Facebook has blocked a Google Chrome extension that let you export information about your Facebook “friends” so that data can be shuttled into competing services. Known as Facebook Friends... Read more »

Facebook Leaks Access to Millions of Profiles

Facebook has leaked access to millions of users’ photographs, profiles and other personal information because of a years-old bug that overrides individual privacy settings, researchers from Symantec said. The... Read more »