Facebook Phishing Scam: Crooks Using Messenger Chatbots to Steal Login Data

The new phishing scam uses malicious and fake chatbots to steal login credentials of unsuspected Facebook users through Facebook Messenger. A new phishing campaign has been discovered by Trustwave security…

Facebook to Terminate some Location Tracking Services and Features

The social network giant plans the year’s most extensive bulk data deletion, including wiping out users’ location histories. Last year, Facebook decided to shut down its infamous facial recognition system…

Why you need to install and use Instagram story saver

It is quite difficult to deny the fact that we live in the age of the Internet. According to analytics firm App Annie, a person currently interacts with their mobile…

Venezuelan leftists took to Twitter in attempt to swing Colombian presidential election

Written by Suzanne Smalley Mar 21, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Venezuelan leftist organizations orchestrated a disinformation campaign to drive social media narratives supporting a leftist Colombian presidential candidate who is currently…

Simple Tips to Protect Youself From Being Catfished

It is a fact that the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to go online whether it be working from home (WFH) or meeting people online. Another pandemic that is hardly ever…

Facebook, Twitter, Google move to intercept Russian propaganda, disinformation about Ukraine

Written by Tim Starks Feb 28, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP In recent days, social media companies have gotten more active in stemming the flow of official Russian propaganda, as well tackling…

3 Common Cybersecurity Mistakes that Can Lead to Identity Theft

Identity theft is a growing threat in 2022. Since the onset of the pandemic, the incidence of cybercrime has increased exponentially. Just one type, identity fraud, increased by over 1,600% in 2020…

Twitter down – You are not alone Twitter is down for many

The social networking and online news site Twitter is down right now for many around the world. This comes as a surprise since Twitter has a proven track record of…

$770 Million Lost from Social Media Fraud Surge

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government whose primary objective is the enforcement of civil antitrust laws in the United States and the…

Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Meta removed seven “surveillance-for-hire” organizations that used Facebook to target at least 50,000 individuals across 100 countries for surveillance operations, some…