Privacy Saving face: Zuckerberg dines with U.S. senators following privacy concerns

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg dined with a half-dozen U.S. senators in Washington on Wednesday. It is as the company …

Social media Lotus, Vietnam’s new social network, set to take on Facebook

A new social network has entered the already crowded field in Vietnam as the communist party squeezes U.S. tech giants …

Social media Facebook’s facial recognition setting causes a stir

Facebook, the social media company, is opening up its face recognition technology to all users with an option to opt …

Threats Phishers stealing Instagram credentials by offering the verification badge

Security researchers have unearthed a new phishing scam that involves phishers obtaining login credentials of Instagram users by offering them …

News New online safety laws to introduce stiff fines for erring social media firms

The Home Office along with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has announced that the government will …

Cyber security What is technology’s role in society?

Filmed at #teissLondon2019, Mark Johnson, Founder & CEO, The Risk Management Group, outlines the ubiquity of technology, and why social …

Threats Nearly 30% of social media users are re-using same passwords across platforms

While there has been much coverage on traditional media platforms about the seriousness, or lack of, of social media sites …

Threats Less than half of Brits keep their social media activities private: Action Fraud

Only 44% of social media users in the UK keep their personal information restricted to friends and acquaintances on social …

Information Security Facebook failures: how to protect your business against social media mishaps

Dr Guy Bunker, Senior Vice President, Products & Marketing, Clearswift, says if companies continue to ignore – or misunderstand – the …

Podcast Elections: manipulations, misinformation and misconceptions

As the US mid-term elections approach, we thought we’d take a close look at “elections and hacking” with chief security …

Threats Reddit data breach: Hacker intercepted authentication SMS to access database

Social media platform Reddit announced on Wednesday that it had suffered a data breach after a hacker gained access to …

Information Security Survey reveals major support for encryption backdoors for governments

Back in March, a few days after the Cambridge Analytica scandal rocked the world, Damian Collins MP, in a letter …