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2m Facebook, Google and Twitter logins stolen

Security experts claim that more than two million Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo user login details have been posted online.
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Facebook Phishing Campaign Employing Malicious Tumblr Pages | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News

Facebook Phishing Campaign Employing Malicious Tumblr Pages | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
A Facebook phishing campaign is using compromised accounts to send users to malicious sites that install malware on their machines.
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Twitter’s New Security Measures Will Make Snooping ‘Impossible’ | SecurityWatch

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Facebook sues alleged Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez sex tape spammer

Facebook sues alleged Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez sex tape spammer | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Not only was the Justin Bieber-Selena Gomez sex tape fake, it weaseled Facebook session account tokens out of many who clicked on it, then replicated itself onto their newsfeeds. Facebook's tried a...
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Father-Daughter Hacking Team Finds Valuable Facebook Bug

Father-Daughter Hacking Team Finds Valuable Facebook Bug | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
The Wysopal name has been on vulnerability advisories for better than 20 years now, and it doesn't look like that is going to end anytime soon. But the name on those advisories in the future may be...
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Twitter Fixes Bug that Enabled Takeover of Any Account

Twitter Fixes Bug that Enabled Takeover of Any Account | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Security researcher Henry Hoggard recently discovered a cross site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Twitter's “add a mobile device” feature, giving him the ability to read direct messages an...
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Facebook Android Flaws Enable Any App to Get User's Access Tokens

Facebook Android Flaws Enable Any App to Get User's Access Tokens | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
A researcher has discovered serious vulnerabilities in the main Facebook and Facebook Messenger apps for Android that enable any other app on a device to access the user's Facebook access token and...
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Buffer hacked! Spam sent from Twitter and Facebook users' accounts

Buffer hacked! Spam sent from Twitter and Facebook users' accounts | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
There's bad news for social media lovers, as Buffer - a service which can schedule your tweets and Facebook posts - has been hacked by spammers.
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FBstalker Automates Facebook Graph Search Data Mining

FBstalker Automates Facebook Graph Search Data Mining | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
FBstalker is a tool that automates queries against Facebook's Graph Search feature. The tool collects data from users of the social network that can be used by phishers and hackers to gain access t...
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Consent Isn’t the Only Consideration: NY Comic Con Attendees Disagree that Hijacking Twitter Accounts Makes the Event “100x cooler! For realz.” | Privacy & Security Matters

Consent Isn’t the Only Consideration: NY Comic Con Attendees Disagree that Hijacking Twitter Accounts Makes the Event “100x cooler! For realz.” | Privacy & Security Matters | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
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WhatsApp Desktop Version is a Banking Trojan | SecTechno

WhatsApp Desktop Version is a Banking Trojan | SecTechno | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
TrendMicro security researchers are alerting for another malicious campaign that is targeting whatsApp users. Email message claim to provide a desktop version
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Protecting Your Social Accounts for Safer Internet Day | Symantec Connect Community

Protecting Your Social Accounts for Safer Internet Day | Symantec Connect Community | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
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Symantec Security Response advises social users to familiarize themselves with the privacy settings and security services offered by each of these social networks and applications.

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TV news team falls for Facebook doppelgänger scam

TV news team falls for Facebook doppelgänger scam | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Fake profiles of Baltimore media pros spread spam links, ask friends for money.
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A Winky Face Emoticon Is Not Enough: Man Fined for Facebook Comment | Symantec Connect Community

A Winky Face Emoticon Is Not Enough: Man Fined for Facebook Comment | Symantec Connect Community | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
In Switzerland, a judge sentenced a young man to pay a fine for a comment he made on a social network. According to news reports, he felt he didn’t receive a sufficient number of birthday congratulations from his 290 friends on the social network.
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Twitter fires up stronger, anti-snooping encryption for its millions of twits

Twitter fires up stronger, anti-snooping encryption for its millions of twits | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Crypto-boffinry to keep network traffic secret even if private keys swiped
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UK spies continue “quantum insert” attack via LinkedIn, Slashdot pages

UK spies continue “quantum insert” attack via LinkedIn, Slashdot pages | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Targets included engineers at Global Roaming Exchange providers and OPEC.
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Twitter accounts were open to highjack via CSRF flaw

Twitter accounts were open to highjack via CSRF flaw | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Attackers could read direct messages, post tweets.
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Facebook Tests Software to Track Your Cursor on Screen

Facebook Tests Software to Track Your Cursor on Screen | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Facebook Inc. is testing technology that would greatly expand the scope of data that it collects about its users, the head of the company’s analytics group said Tuesday.
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LinkedIn Defends Intro Security as Researcher Goes Phishing

LinkedIn Defends Intro Security as Researcher Goes Phishing | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
While LinkedIn defended its new Intro app, a security researcher posted some details on how to spoof Intro data, demonstrating how that can lead to spam and phishing attacks.
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Halloween scams hit Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube | SecTechno

Halloween scams hit Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube | SecTechno | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
Free Halloween products is what scammers using to trick more victims to their malicious campaign, TrenMicro alerting about more scams that are posted on social
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LinkedIn Intro App Equivalent to Man in the Middle Attack, Experts

LinkedIn Intro App Equivalent to Man in the Middle Attack, Experts | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
LinkedIn’s release of its Intro app yesterday for Apple iOS mobile devices raised more than a few eyebrows for behaviors that are tantamount to a man-in-the-middle attack, experts said.
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Facebook and Twitter musings give employers a peek into our real selves, research finds

Facebook and Twitter musings give employers a peek into our real selves, research finds | Social Networks Security | Scoop.it
It seemed like common sense to employers, but research shows that yes, actually, bad-mouthing and posting about a wild partying life does work against potential job candidates.
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