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Google admits Google Plus hit by *another* privacy flaw, speeds up site’s closure

Google has admitted that Google Plus suffered another security failure last month, allowing the personal information of 52 million users to be accessed by...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Google chose not to go public about bug that exposed Google Plus users’ data

The really big news today is not that Google is shutting down Google Plus (who cares?), but rather that Google knew months ago that...
Graham Cluley
2 min read

Hotmail user swamped with thousands of unwanted emails, after Gmail goes down

If you think you receive a lot of unwanted email each day, spare a thought for Hotmail user David S. Peck of Fresno, California. He's...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

Google makes it easy for strangers to email you, without knowing your email address

Who thought this was a good idea to turn on by default? Here's how to restrict Gmail to only allow emails from people who actually,...
Graham Cluley
1 min read

YouTube comment spam on the rise. Google tries to fight back

YouTube has never been home to high quality debate and quality conversations in its comments section. But Google's latest changes to the system seem to...
Graham Cluley
2 min read

Goodbye pseudonyms! Android app store reviews will now show your Google+ name and picture

No more pseudonymous reviews on Google Play - from now on, any feedback you leave on Android apps will be accompanied by your name...
Graham Cluley
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Facebook revamps privacy settings – but misses opportunity to do so much more

Facebook has announced that it is rolling out what appears to be a major change to its privacy settings. But at the same time, it...
Graham Cluley
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Why you shouldn’t trust Google+ Verified Accounts

Google may have started to roll out verification badges for celebrities and public figures who have Google+ accounts. But, unfortunately, it's not going...
Graham Cluley
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Google+ suspends Anonymous account, hacktivists announce AnonPlus in response

Will Anonymous create its own social network to give a platform for the oppressed to communicate with the rest of the world?
Graham Cluley
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Google+ invite scam spreads on Facebook via rogue application

Want a Google+ invite? Be careful not to fall for a scam spreading quickly on rival social network Facebook.
Graham Cluley
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Google+ runs out of disk space, spams users with notifications

Google apologises after Google+ users are bombarded with multiple notification messages, due to a bug in the social networking's code after the site -...
Graham Cluley
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The first big Google+ spam campaign blasted out by pill-pushers

It may be the first major cybercriminal campaign exploiting the Google+ brand - spammers send out bogus Google+ invitations that in reality point...
Graham Cluley
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