• Facebook thinks the hackers that stole 29 million users' info were spammers not a nation state

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook believes that spammers, and not a nation-state, are responsible for the recent hack that stole the personal information of 29 million Facebook users , according to a report by The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.
    The report, which cites anonymous sources, says that Facebook has "tentatively" concluded the hackers were spammers who were posing as a digital marketing company.
    The hack, which Facebook first disclosed in September , is the largest breach suffered by the social network. The hackers were able to exploit vulnerabilities in Facebook's code to get their hands on "access...
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  • Tumblr Patches A Flaw That Could Have Exposed Users' Account Info

    29 days ago - By The Hacker News

    Tumblr today published a report admitting the presence of a security vulnerability in its website that could have allowed hackers to steal login credentials and other private information for users' accounts.
    The affected information included users email addresses, protected account passwords, self-reported location , previously used email
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  • DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT: How to wipe your personal information from Facebook, Amazon, Google, and other major websites and apps

    DELETE YOUR ACCOUNT: How to wipe your personal information from Facebook, Amazon, Google, and other major websites and apps

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook revealed last week that hackers got access to the sensitive personal information of as many as 30 million users, causing many to rush to delete their accounts and protect it from any further breaches.
    But Facebook is definitely not the only website on the Internet that has a chock-full of data stored on you.
    Even if you were one of the lucky Facebook accounts to be spared ( you can check if you were affected here ), it's possible that any of the other major websites, apps, and services - Amazon, Apple, Google, even Snapchat - could be next.
    The only way to ensure your sensitive...
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