The Facebook security team is adding some new security features to the social network’s mobile applications, including upgrades to the login mechanism and account recovery options.
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UPDATE: A big wave of emails purporting to be Craigslist notifications but containing links to websites hosting the Black Hole exploit kit hit the Internet yesterday, a day that already was filled with drama surrounding the LinkedIn password dump.
An unnamed tipster claims he has hacked a Web-based e-mail and online storage accounts belonging to GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.
Loose security protecting voice mailboxes at mobile carrier AT&T provided a key element necessary to successfully hack the Google Enterprise Apps account of tech firm CloudFlare, according to an account of the hack posted by CEO Matthew Prince.
The security team at the world’s most populace social network over in Palo Alto, Calif., finally addressed the thorny issue of the DNSChanger malware to its users in a blog post on the Facebook Security page yesterday.
Following its $16 billion infusion from its recent IPO, the world’s largest social network is reportedly developing a technology that would allow children to access Facebook under parental supervision.
Two financial industry groups: The American Bankers Association (ABA) and the Financial Services Roundtable announced on Thursday that they have applied to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate to top level Internet domains, .bank and .insurance, on behalf of the financial services industry.
The FBI is warning consumers about a new scam that’s using a piece of malware called Citadel to redirect users to a scam site that installs scareware on their machines and demands a $100 payment to unlock them. The twist in this scam is that it uses the threat of prosecution by the Department of Justice as the prompt to get victims to pay.
A PayPal researcher argues in a new paper that a combination of randomized user interfaces and back end screenshot comparison tools could effectively put an end to clickjacking attacks, one of the most prevalent online scams.
The FBI Cyber Division has sent a warning to some of the world’s top corporations about a coordinated campaign of denial of service attacks and hacking, scheduled for Friday, May 25.