Google has admitted that Google Plus suffered another security failure last month, allowing the personal information of 52 million users to be accessed by third-party apps and developers without permission.
The really big news today is not that Google is shutting down Google Plus (who cares?), but rather that Google knew months ago that user data had been exposed and kept the fact quiet.
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 the owner of an email account that received thousands of unwanted messages, as Gmail went down for a few hours last week.
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, you know, *know* your email address…
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 have brought a new wave of spam and malicious links.
No more pseudonymous reviews on Google Play – from now on, any feedback you leave on Android apps will be accompanied by your name and photograph.
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 has missed a massive opportunity to lead the way on privacy.
Google may have started to roll out verification badges for celebrities and public figures who have Google+ accounts. But, unfortunately, it’s not going to close the door to fraud on the fledgling social network.
Will Anonymous create its own social network to give a platform for the oppressed to communicate with the rest of the world?
Want a Google+ invite?
Be careful not to fall for a scam spreading quickly on rival social network Facebook.
Google apologises after Google+ users are bombarded with multiple notification messages, due to a bug in the social networking’s code after the site – astonishingly – ran out of disk space.
It may be the first major cybercriminal campaign exploiting the Google+ brand – spammers send out bogus Google+ invitations that in reality point to online pharmacies.