Fake news BEWARE of fake news & fraud amidst COVID-19 outbreak

As confusion over the coronavirus continues, fake news and fraud is rife: from text messages claiming to be from an …

Cyber security Risk of online sex trolling rises as coronavirus prompts home working

More people could fall prey to online sex abuse and trolling as working from home becomes the norm during the …

Social media Coronavirus: 5 ways to manage your news consumption in times of crisis

Thousands of employees internationally are already working from home in COVID-19 self-isolation because of their recent travel, related symptoms or …

Fake news Coronavirus and the Black Death: spread of misinformation and xenophobia shows we haven’t learned...

Although some media outlets have begun referring to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus as a “modern plague”, the threat …

Social media Children’s use of social media is creating a new type of digital native

The first generation of people who have grown up using social media such as Facebook and Instagram are entering the …

Social media Whisper app leaked deeply personal information of millions of users

Whisper, a free social media app that allows users to post and share photos and video messages anonymously, recently exposed …

Social media How to educate colleagues on the risk of social media apps: Make it personal

What's the best way to regulate and educate your colleagues' use of social media in the workplace? Thom Langford, Founder, …

Social media Australia sues Facebook over alleged breach of user data

The Australian privacy regulator filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc, accusing the social media giant of sharing the personal details …

Social media Security at work – should you ban social media in your company?

As a CISO, should you impose a ban on social media in your organisation in the name of security? If …

Apps Grindr’s Chinese owner set to sell social media app for $608 million

Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Friday that it has agreed to sell Grindr LLC, a …

Social media 5 reasons that prove social media manipulation is real

Social media, to some extent, provides users with a liberating, democratic platform. Individuals are free, within reason, to publish and …

Social media Concerns over Twitter data used for advertising

On Tuesday, Twitter Inc said email addresses and phone numbers uploaded by users to meet its security requirements may have …