Verizon said that Yahoo's 2013 data breach involved not 1 billion user accounts, but 3 billion -- every single Yahoo account at the time.
The Equifax data breach affects 143 million people, whose identities have been up for grabs for months.
The notion of privacy does not apply in the internet age, a writer told the DEF CON hacker conference, and he says the sooner we admit it the better.
If you have an old phone number linked to your Facebook account, anyone who comes into possession of that number can log into your account.
The command-and-control server for a new piece of Russian malware is hidden in plain sight: right on Britney Spears' Instagram page.
WhatsApp users with iPhones can now have Siri read out their messages, hands-free. Here's how to set it up.
Phishers mimic real banks on Twitter, luring customers to fake login pages that steal passwords and hijack accounts.
A security firm found a lot of problems with Confide, the secure-messaging app favored by Capitol Hill and White House staffers.
Facebook plans to start blasting sound with its auto-playing video. Here's how you can turn off that feature.
The URL in a recent LinkedIn scam e-mail seems to go to a valid LinkedIn page, but it quickly bounces you to a phishing page.
The Snapchat Beta allows Android users to get a sneak peak at the social media app's upcoming features before they reach the public.
We've got our hands on a pair of Snapchat Spectacles, and we've got a guide to explain how to get started with the hard-to-find wearable.
If someone attempts to send you an SVG image file via Facebook Messenger, you should ignore it, or you may download dangerous ransomware.
Here's what people are saying about Spectacles from Snapchat maker Snap — once they can find the hard-to-get camera-equipped sunglasses.
412 million usernames, passwords from Adult Friend Finder, Penthouse, 3 other adult sites exposed in massive data breach.
The $129 Lifeprint printer can print up your Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat photos while also turning videos into moving photo prints you can view in augmented reality.
Snapchat's speedometer filter shows how fast you're moving in a vehicle, and parents show know how potentially lethal it is.
AllClear ID Pro is the least expensive of the identity-theft-protection services we reviewed. It also offers the least amount of protection.
ProtectMyID doesn't monitor the same breadth of personal and financial information that other services do, nor does it provide extra features.
By posting photos of child abuse to social media, a number of witnesses have gotten police to take action, but do these pictures go too far?
Facebook's added live video sharing to the Messenger app, but doesn't actually tell you that the feature is there. Here's how to use it.
Snapchat's reportedly in the process of buying Vurb, a search app that doesn't look like a necessary purchase at first glance.
A new breed of Tinder bot could trick lonely men into dishing out $120 per month to skeevy porn sites.
The new social-media app Candid lets people post anonymously, but it still has work to do to avoid the kind of offensive posts you'd find on other social networks.
Twitter is now allowing everyone to send in requests to be verified users. Here’s our guide to landing a profile with a little blue checkmark.
Facebook Messenger's new Secret Conversations feature, now available to a select few users, will get a full release in September.
While it might be tempting to throw a Trump tantrum or rant about Benghazi on Facebook and Twitter, it could prevent you from being hired — or even get you canned.
By retaining ties to a board member who's funding lawsuits against news sites, Facebook has shown that its supposed support for the free exchange of ideas is empty talk.
Parents may be confused by Reddit's dense layout, but once you know how it works, things become clear. Our guide to Reddit explains up-votes, subreddits, AMAs and more.