Buffer, the popular online service for managing one's social media presence by scheduling posts on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, has announced on Saturday that they have been hacked, which resulted in a barrage of spam posts being sent out on behalf of some users.
Social engineering has for a while now been cyber attackers' best bet to enter systems and compromise accounts when actual hacking doesn't work, or when they simply don't want to waste much time getting in.
You know you shouldn't post potentially damaging data on Facebook, but more often that not, your friends don't think twice about it, and this can impact you even more than you think.
Riskive unveiled FriendGuard, a free app that leverages advanced math and science to protect individuals and families against social identity theft and malware attacking their social accounts.
Once again, Facebook is doing away with a feature that many users didn't even know they could use, but a small, privacy-conscious minority is glad to have (had).