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Myspace has lost all the music users uploaded between 2003 and 2015

You cannot trust the likes of Myspace to look after your data securely. Use internet services to archive your content if you wish, but you’d be wise to have your own backup too.


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Smashing Security #034: The pen is mightier than the password

The UK government wants you to give your credit card details to porn sites, Ashley Madison offers compensation to the people whose lives it ruined, and an adult website wants you to pass its unorthodox and below-the-belt biometric identity check… gulp!

All this and Myspace, Google Glass, Fleabag, and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by technology journalist and broadcaster David McClelland.


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Myspace fixes account security hole – but delete your account anyway

If something *that* bad can be present on Myspace, I wonder what other problems might lurk there?


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Want to a hack a Myspace account? They’ve made it shockingly easy

All you need to hijack a Myspace account is the user’s name, username, and date of birth.

David Bisson reports.


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You may take password security seriously now, but your past can haunt you

Remember MySpace? Maybe you had an account there long ago. Maybe you’ve forgotten all about it. Maybe you have a problem.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Facebook/Twitter hacks by “friends” on the rise for teens and young adults

A new survey of American teenagers and young adults has discovered that three out of every 10 have had their Facebook, Twitter or MySpace accounts broken into for the purposes of snooping or impersonation.

And most know who was responsible.


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The MySpace puppies hack that wasn’t

Visitors to MySpace were greeted by an unusual message today – but it wasn’t the result of a malicious hacker attack.


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Win a robot, and help Sophos’s study of social networking threats

Every year we run an investigation into how many of you are being hit by threats (such as spam, malware and phishing) on social networks. Well, it’s that time again!

This year, to encourage you to help us, we’re offering a marvellous prize.


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The SMARTGRRL15 virus hoax lives again

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Beware the MySpace Password Reset Confirmation malware attack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Web seminar: Learn about social networking threats

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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US Marines banned from Twitter, Facebook, MySpace…

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Ever been spammed on a social network?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Miley Cyrus hacker “used multiple celebrity MySpace accounts for spamming”

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Kanye West suffers hack attack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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MySpace user stung for £130,000 in email scam

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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