Home > Cyber Security News > #facebook

Novel Malware Hijacks Facebook Business Accounts

Newly discovered malware linked to Vietnamese threat actors targets users through a LinkedIn phishing campaign to steal data and admin privileges for financial gain.

This Phishing Attack Used Malicious Chatbots To Steal Facebook Logins

The phishing attack employed malicious chatbots to initiate fake chats leading to web pages asking for data to steal Facebook accounts.

Multiple Vulnerabilities In Facebook Could Allow Account Takeover

Facebook rewarded the researcher with a $44K bounty for reporting the account takeover vulnerabilities that risked multiple users.

Leaked document reveals Facebook has no control over user data and where it's going

According to a leaked document, Facebook engineers have admitted that Facebook itself doesn't know what it does with its own users' data and where it goes after entering its servers.

Facebook Blocked Russia and Belarus Hackers Targeting Ukraine

UNC788 was the hacking group behind many cyber espionage activities. These hackers were responsible for tricking many people to reveal their PII about their devices and accounts. The hackers use the following TTPs (Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures)

Facebook Messenger: The battle over end-to-end encryption

The battle-lines have been drawn - but what is end-to-end encryption and why is it controversial?

Meta bans surveillance-for-hire firms for targeting users

Facebook's owner is to alert about 50,000 people in more than 100 countries about "malicious" actions.

Facebook Sunsets Face Recognition, Deletes Data, Amidst Concerns

Facebook users can no longer use face recognition for tagging photos and videos. This change will also affect Facebook's AAT technology.

Facebook’s Sufferings Continue As Instagram Goes Down Again In A Week

Right when Facebook assured service restoration, Instagram and other services went down for users for hours. Facebook has fixed the glitch.

Facebook will soon let you take a break from its apps to focus on mental health

In less than a week after a Facebook ex-employee testified before Congress about internal research at the firm, Facebook's representative said that a "take a break" feature would soon be added.

Telegram gained 70 million new users during WhatsApp outage on Monday

Telegram founder, Pavel Durov, has revealed that the platform saw 70 million new users sign up during the WhatsApp outage that struck on Monday. WhatsApp and Facebook were offline for several hours.

WhatsApp caves in: Won't limit features if you reject privacy changes

WhatsApp says that it will no longer limit the app's functionality for users who disagree with the new privacy policy requiring them to share their data with Facebook companies.

WhatsApp to Limit its Feature if you Refuse to Accept Data Sharing Policy

Whatsapp is sending notifications of a policy update that requires sharing data with Facebook companies but it also said that No one will have their accounts deleted or lose functionality of WhatsApp on May 15th because of this update. WhatsApp will restrict its features if we refuse data sharing with Facebook.

Facebook Messenger users targeted by a large-scale scam

A large-scale scam campaign targeting Facebook Messenger users all over the world has been detected by Group-IB researchers.

Malaysia's biggest bank warns of fake Maybank website used by

SE Asia News -Users are being lured to the fake website through a promotional post on Facebook promising prizes.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Bot Lets Hackers Easily Lookup Facebook Users' Phone Numbers

A user of a low level cybercriminal forum is selling access to a database of phone numbers belonging to Facebook users, and conveniently letting customers lookup those numbers by using an automated Telegram bot.

Bugs in Signal, Facebook, Google chat apps let attackers spy on users

Vulnerabilities found in multiple video conferencing mobile applications allowed attackers to listen to users' surroundings without permission before the person on the other end picked up the calls.

WhatsApp users flock to rival message platforms

Millions have signed up to Signal and Telegram after WhatsApp announced an update to its terms.

Signal fixes verification delays caused by WhatsApp mass exodus

Signal's encrypted messaging service has recovered from delays affecting its new user verification process after a mass exodus of WhatsApp users to their platform.

WhatsApp's New Terms Won't Let You Opt Out of Sharing Data With Facebook

WhatsApp users will be required to either accept the updated privacy policy and terms of service or lose their access to the app from February 8, 2021.

Facebook logo Twitter logo LinkedIn logo Instagram logo