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Facebook waited months before admitting privacy bug exposed millions of users’ unposted photos

At the end of last week Facebook revealed that an API bug had given developers of third-party apps access to the photos of millions of users.

But Facebook didn’t find out about the problem last week. It found out about it in September.


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How to stop Twitter users tagging you in photos

What’s that? You don’t like the idea of people tweeting images of you with a double-chin or bad hair?

Maybe you should disable photo-tagging in your Twitter account then. This short guide will tell you how.


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Facebook users warned of leaked Snapchat photos phishing threat

Facebook pages claiming to link to leaked photos distributed via the Snapchat smartphone app can be attempting to steal your passwords.

Be on your guard, and warn your friends to be more careful about what they “Like”.


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Carly Rae Jepsen nude photos hacker suspect arrested

A man who is alleged to have stolen nude photographs from the computer of “Call Me Maybe” popstar Carly Rae Jepsen has been arrested.

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Facebook Photo Sync: Nine things you should know

Facebook has introduced a new feature for iPhone, iPad and Android users which means you can automatically sync any photos you take on your mobile device with your Facebook account.

Here’s what you should know before you enable the feature.


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Prince William photos accidentally reveal RAF password

Prince William gets photographed doing his day job – unfortunately, someone didn’t spot the password pinned to the wall behind him..


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Want to disable Facebook facial recognition? Read this

Facebook’s facial recognition feature comes with a privacy health warning.

Read this if you don’t want Facebook to suggest your name to Facebook friends when they upload a photo of you.


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Nude Heather Morris pictures – hacker blamed

Nude photos alleged to be of Glee’s Heather Morris have been released on the web, after allegedly being stolen by hackers from her mobile phone.

Read this before you click on any links, and – if you’re a celebrity – learn how to stop this from happening to you!


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Facebook fixes flaw that allowed access to private photos

In the end, it took a picture of Mark Zuckerberg holding a dead chicken to get Facebook to fix a flaw that allowed strangers to access your private photos.

The company’s motto of “Move fast and break things” is to blame for this latest privacy SNAFU.


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So, Mila Kunis, if it wasn’t your phone that was hacked..

Film star Mila Kunis claims that her email account was hacked, *not* her phone.. but that she wasn’t exchanging flirty pictures with Justin Timberlake anyway.

Do you take enough care when you decide to switch email addresses? Or do you leave sensitive content lying around for a future intruder to stumble upon?


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How to avoid having naked photos stolen by hackers

Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake make the headlines for all the wrong reasons, as claims are made that private photos were hacked from the actress’s phone. Here’s our advice on how to avoid nude photos being stolen by hackers.


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Nude Scarlett Johansson pictures – hacker blamed, but when will celebrities learn?

Nude photos of Scarlett Johansson have been released on the web, after allegedly being stolen from her iPhone.

Read this before you click on any links, and – if you’re a celebrity – learn how to stop this from happening to you!


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Pink claims her Facebook page was ‘hacked’

Pop singer Pink has posted an angry message to hackers, who she claims stole photographs from her Facebook page.

But was Pink’s Facebook page really hacked, or was she just one of the many people who have been careless with their privacy settings?


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Julianne Hough leaked photos published after phone hack

Did hackers really hack into Julianne Hough’s iPhone and steal her private photos?

The actress/singer/dancer may have not wanted this kind of exposure.


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Facebook changes privacy settings for millions of users – facial recognition is enabled

Do you want Facebook to know what you look like? Do you want Facebook to recommend to your friends that they should tag you in a photograph?

If not, it’s time to change your privacy settings.


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Danger lurks in private dick’s interesting photos

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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