Puffchat, the less secure Snapchat competitor, threatens researcher who found privacy holes

You would think, considering how many security problems have beset the teen sexting app Snapchat, that it would be hard to produce a competing app which was more careless with users’ data.

But don’t tell anyone about Puffchat’s problems – they don’t like you saying such things.

Sleazeballs rejoice! It’s easy to save nude Snapchat pics. Just install the iOS 7 beta

It isn’t sensible to share sexy photos via apps like Snapchat, and it won’t ever be. But no-one expected Apple to make it even less safe to use Snapchat.

Snapchat sexting spam – how to stop messages from Honey Crush 9 and her friends

Many Snapchat users complain that they were sent photos from scantily-clad women with names such as “Honey.Crush9” inviting them to join them in a Skype conversation.

Here’s what happened, and how to stop it from happening again.

Does Snapchat offer safe sexting from smartphones, or a false sense of security?

Millions of teenagers have adopted a smartphone app which has been touted as a way of safely “sexting” and sharing photos.

But is it really a safe way to share intimate photographs of yourself?