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What to do when social media accounts get hacked or impersonated

In the era of social media, users freely share a plethora of information with their connections and followers, often overlooking the potential threat to their privacy. Opportunistic hackers seize on these vulnerabilities, infiltrating or impersonating accounts and causing significant trouble for the users. So, what should be the response when one’s social media account is […]

Protecting Your Digital Space: A Guide on How to Stay Cyber Safe on Social Media

In the age of digital inter-connectedness, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, enabling us to connect, share, and communicate globally. However, with the convenience and benefits come potential risks to our cybersecurity. As cyber threats continue to evolve, it’s crucial to adopt proactive measures to ensure your safety and privacy […]

UK to block all Social Media Scams

Starting May 2024, residents of the United Kingdom can breathe a sigh of relief, as social media platforms operating in the country have collectively committed to combating a range of scams on their respective networks. This includes everything from phishing schemes that gather sensitive data, to cryptocurrency scams propagated by fraudulent celebrity profiles encouraging followers […]

How social media scams are draining bank accounts of victims

From time to time, we encounter social media posts that tempt us to click on a link promising heavily discounted goods or a chance to win a lottery. Some individuals avoid such links, believing themselves to be too savvy to fall for online schemes. However, many still become victims of these social media scams, which […]

Most of the American office workers are vulnerable to cyber attacks

Most of the American office workers are reportedly becoming vulnerable to cyber attacks and that’s because of their oversharing on social media platforms says a survey conducted by email services provider named Tessian. Out of 4000 UK and US Professionals interviewed in during the research titled “How to hack a human”, the email security vendor […]

Emails to be replaced by Facebook messenger…but are you sure

Social media has emerged as a powerful marketing tool for companies to promote their products and stand out of the competition by highlighting their best to customers. But Grant Fraser, the CEO of Digitonic says that social messaging will soon succeed in replacing emails for marketing needs, as businesses are showing a lot of interest […]

Turkey hackers sneak into social media accounts of US Journalists

According to the latest alert issued by Cybersecurity Firm CrowdStrike, hackers being funded by Turkish government are said to be breaking into the social media accounts of many US journalists in order to sneak into their minds on the current political situation in the United States. As US Journalists use their respective social media accounts […]

Oversharing of information on social media is resulting in money loss

Young people, especially those who are in their mid-20s to 30s are said to be falling prey to fraudsters due to over sharing of their information on social media. Thus, it is leading to account hacks and sometimes money loss from their respective bank accounts. A survey conducted by Nationwide Building Society in the UK […]

Job posts put on social media are vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

Next time when you post a job description or some details about your company on social media, please think twice before doing it. Because nowadays, these social media posts are being targeted by hackers and cybercriminals. United States Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) has issued a warning that hackers are scouring through the posts of employees […]

How to Delete Yourself from Social Media

Have you been thinking that it’s time to make the drastic choice to remove yourself from social media? Most of us were quick to join the social media bandwagon, but these days, you might have worries about privacy. Though it’s possible to delete yourself from social media, the process isn’t easy, and it might not […]

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