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65 million Tumblr users should probably be careful…

65 million Tumblr users have had their details compromised as a result of a recently-discovered breach dating back to 2013. But it’s not just their passwords that they should be concerned about.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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How to better protect your Tumblr account from hackers with two-step verification (2SV)

David Bisson walks you through the steps needed to enable two-step verification on your Tumblr account.


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Here’s some really bad Heartbleed bug advice about changing your passwords

A lot of folks are going around at the moment telling the public to change all of their passwords in response to the serious Heartbleed internet security bug.

But it’s not necessarily the wisest advice.


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Now Tumblr gets two-factor authentication, boosts security for users against account hijacks

If you’re a Tumblr user, I would recommend enabling this new security option as soon as possible.

It can help stop hackers taking over your account.


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Tumblr users – turn on SSL now!

There’s some good news for privacy-conscious Tumblr users.

You can now enable SSL security to encrypt your connection as you upload countless animated GIFs of a NSFW pornographic nature (and whatever else makes up the remaining 1% of Tumblr).


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Change your passwords now, says Tumblr to iPhone and iPad users after security screw-up

Users of Tumblr’s iPhone and iPad apps have been exposed to a serious security risk, as it has been discovered that the blogging platform has been astonishingly sloppy with its security.


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Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest users warned after Zendesk support site hack

Hackers have broken into Zendesk’s systems, and accessed the email addresses of Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest customers who had attempted to get support.


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How the Tumblr worm spread so quickly

SophosLabs explains how today’s Tumblr worm was able to spread so quickly.


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Tumblr worm hitting websites, posting identical message from GNAA

Tumblr is hit by a massive hack attack, as many webpages are defaced with a message from the GNAA.


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Scammers reveal features of brand new iPhone 5.. or do they?

A scam spreads on Tumblr, claiming that every user will be given a free iPhone 5.

Never mind the fact that the iPhone 5 has not been announced yet, let alone released.


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Will Twitter donate $1 for every retweet about baby with cancer? No. It’s a hoax

Tens of thousands of Twitter users have been tricked into retweeting a message claiming that Twitter will donate $1 per retweet to a baby needing treatment for cancer.

Of course, it’s a hoax.


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This Girl must be out of her mind on live television – Facebook scam

Another “Jaa” scam spreads quickly between Facebook users, claiming to be a video of an Italian TV presenter.


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