Social Media Threats

WhatsApp, Messenger may still put user information at risk - ETtech

WhatsApp, Messenger may still put user information at risk - ETtech

Instant Karma Facebook password stealer actually steals from attackers rather than victims

Instant Karma Facebook password stealer actually steals from attackers rather than victims

Facebook and Twitter should stop allowing fake users

Facebook and Twitter should stop allowing fake users

A simple design tweak Facebook tested in India could help it fight identity fraud globally

A simple design tweak Facebook tested in India could help it fight identity fraud globally

WhatsApp vs. Signal – Which app is more secure?

WhatsApp vs. Signal – Which app is more secure?

WhatsApp scores low for not protecting users’ data from surveillance

WhatsApp scores low for not protecting users’ data from surveillance

Why You Shouldn't Reuse Or Share Social Media Passwords With Your Spouse

Why You Shouldn't Reuse Or Share Social Media Passwords With Your Spouse

Phishers Padding URLs with Hyphens to Aim at Facebook Users

Phishers Padding URLs with Hyphens to Aim at Facebook Users

Social Media Users Risking Identity Theft by Leaving Profiles Unlocked

Social Media Users Risking Identity Theft by Leaving Profiles Unlocked

Find Out if Your Favorite Messaging App Is Secure

Find Out if Your Favorite Messaging App Is Secure

Addressing the Myths Surrounding Cyberbullying

Addressing the Myths Surrounding Cyberbullying

Now You Can Buy Instagram Likes from a Vending Machine

Now You Can Buy Instagram Likes from a Vending Machine

Why Is There an Army of Twitter Bots Being Created?

Why Is There an Army of Twitter Bots Being Created?

From Gaining Control of Full Facebook Account to an Empty Bank Account

From Gaining Control of Full Facebook Account to an Empty Bank Account

Hackers Conceal Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

Hackers Conceal Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

Pentagon Workers Targeted by Russian Hackers with Malware-Laced Twitter Messages

Pentagon Workers Targeted by Russian Hackers with Malware-Laced Twitter Messages

Keep yourself updated with the social media hacking and different threats to account security

Cyware provides expertly curated news on the threats emerging from social media. In the present times, social media has emerged as our alter-ego. While, it has made our life easy in many aspects, there are also various security challenges emanating out of social media. Our social media profiles are a treasure trove of data. Our social media accounts can be hacked to steal our personal pictures, videos and other data. Criminals can further use it to blackmail us and make a demand for ransom. Our personal data can also be used to conduct identity theft. Social media is also full of strangers that can have serious implications for our physical security. With the growing user base, the hackers are also finding it easier to spread malware through social media. In such circumstances, it becomes very important for each one of us to maintain security hygiene on social media and be aware of the latest social media threats.