Nearly a dozen Android apps were set up to steal users' Facebook passwords and usernames, and were installed nearly 6 million times.
Personal data 'scraped' from 700 million LinkedIn user profiles is being sold online. Even though the data is theoretically public, it's useful for spammers, stalkers and phishers.
Having your Facebook account hijacked can be terrifying. But don't panic; here's what you need to do.
The HaveIBeenPwned breach-checking site has added the 533 million phone numbers exposed in this weekend's Facebook data leak, so you can check to see if your number was affected.
Records tied to 533 million Facebook user accounts are being offered for free in an online forum, but this isn't the result of a data breach.
Spotify has acquired Locker Room in a bid to enter the live-discussion audio space that has been popularized by Clubhouse.
Twitter is letting some creators paywall content with its Super Follows feature. Here's what you need to know.
MeWe, the privacy-focused social media network, wants to be a competitor for big platforms like Twitter and Facebook. But what is it?
More than 70TB of user posts to the right-wing social network Parler were 'scraped' by online activists before the site went offline. The data might help the FBI find Capitol Hill rioters.
Instagram has buried an Easter egg of a feature in its 10th anniversary update — and it's one longtime users are sure to love
Facebook says these Chrome extensions were stealing user info. Here's how to delete them from your browser.
Twitter has asked many Android users to update their apps due to a flaw that might let attackers view direct messages.
Trump has changed his mind on banning TikTok, and has given Microsoft 45 days to complete the purchase of the Chinese viral-video app.
More than 50 of the world's biggest companies, including Disney, Microsoft and Nintendo, have had software source code published online.
Walmart joins a host of well-known names that have faced lawsuits as a result of California’s strict new privacy laws.
The Twitter accounts of numerous rich and famous people and companies were hijacked to lure followers into a Bitcoin scam.
As many as 142 million people may have lost personal information in a previously reported data breach at the MGM Resorts casino-and-hotel company.
LinkedIn admitted that, like TikTok, its iOS app was copying data from the clipboards of iPhone and iPad users.
From sending video notes and stickers to adding filters and swapping faces, here's a step-by-step guide for using Snapchat.
A set of 267 million Facebook profiles is being sold online, although it's not clear what you can do with it.
WhatsApp is rate-limiting message forwarding again to stop the spread of false information around COVID-19.
Kaspersky researchers find 'Cookiethief' Android Trojan that steals session cookies to hijack Facebook accounts.
900 million posts to Whisper, an online-confession app, were found unprotected in a database, which could lead to some posts being traced back to their posters.
10.6 million MGM Resorts guest records were posted in a hacking forum, and the company confirmed it had a data breach last summer.