Researcher Arne Swinnen found an ingenious way to make money from the likes of Google, Microsoft and Instagram – getting their two-factor authentication registration schemes to call a premium rate phone number: “They all offer services to supply users with a token via a computer-voiced phone call, but neglected to properly verify whether supplied phone
The incredibly cool-sounding Titan, the North West of England’s regional organised crime unit, have arrested a 16-year-old boy from Croxteth, Liverpool, on suspicion of hacking an Instagram account.
A bug bounty of US $5,000 has been awarded to a Belgian vulnerability researcher who uncovered two methods by which malicious hackers could brute force their way into Instagram accounts.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
A new worm is infecting routers in order to commit social networking fraud, hijacking victims’ internet connections in order to “like” posts and pages, “view” videos and “follow” other accounts.
Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
There’s no test for common sense before you’re elected to be a member of the British Parliament.
Make sure you’re protecting your privacy on Instagram, and not revealing too much personal information.
Shouldn’t Facebook be doing more to secure its Android app for Instagram users?
Read more in my article for the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Do you share your location on social networks like Instagram and Twitter?
Perhaps once you’ve watched this video you’ll choose not to in future.
Survey scammers are using a new disguise in their attempt to drive web traffic to their cash-generating webpages – pretending that PC users can install their own version of the popular smartphone app Instagram.
What lies beneath the Garcinia Cambogia spam campaign, being spread via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest?
Tempted to try out the much talked about Instagram app? Well, be careful where you get it from – as malware authors are distributing malware disguised as the popular app.
Some Instagram users are upset about the acquisition by Facebook – but are they right to complain about what happens to their uploaded photographs?