The news comes at a jittery time ahead of the midterm elections when Facebook is fighting off misuse of its site on a number of fronts.
It wasn’t the first, and probably won’t be the last, social media hoax you ever came across, but the most recent hoax involving Facebook accounts had many people worried about being hacked.
What Facebook knows so far is that hackers got access to the 50 million accounts by exploiting three distinct bugs in Facebook’s code that allowed them to steal those digital keys, technically known as “access tokens.” The company says it has fixed the bugs.
A Maryland woman has pleaded guilty to a scheme that used stolen IDs from the Office of Personnel Management to secure personal and vehicle loans from a credit union.
ABC News’ twitter account appeared to be hacked early Thursday morning and, predictably, was plunged into nonsensical vulgarities.
An apparent Facebook bug has been “memorializing” users’ pages as though they have died.
Yahoo! confirmed Thursday that around 500 million user accounts could be impacted by a cybersecurity breach.
Here are some of the most damaging finds from the leak of nearly 20,000 emails on Friday from top Democratic National Committee officials.
The parent company of Ashley Madison has confirmed that it is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission after a hack last year.
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