Facebook Is Going After DEA Agent For Making Fake Profile of Woman To Bust Criminals

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Facebook is going after the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for stealing a woman’s identity and setting up a fake Facebook profile in order chase the subject. In other words, Facebook is NOT ok with the DEA making fake profile of people and using them for their own interests. A letter sent by DEA from Facebook on Friday, the [...]

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Tell loved ones you’re fine during disaster with New Facebook ‘I’m safe’ tool

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In the newest Facebook updates, it has announced a feature which activates automatically when a city is hit by a disaster. It searches up all the people having Facebook profiles of that city and ask them whether they are safe or not, if the presses the “OK” feature automatically posts on the user’s profile telling [...]

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Court Ruling: Parents May Be Responsible for What Their Kids Post on Facebook

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Parents might now be responsible for all the activities carried out by their children on the world’s largest social media platform “Facebook”. An appellate Georgia court marked this as legal precedent in response to a recent case in which a child was found guilty for using abusive language and for creating fake Facebook profiles of [...]

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Twitter launches bug bounty program.

Twitter launches its bug bounty program, report a vulnerability and earn money

Twitter has announced its new bug bounty program and If you are a security researcher you may get paid for finding security vulnerabilities in Twitter’s website and mobile apps.  Twitter has selected a third party platform HackerOne in order to report security flaws and existing vulnerabilities. A security researcher will be paid minimum $140 for reporting vulnerabilities, according [...]

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Facebook goes down; users call police to bring back the service

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As we all know Facebook was down yesterday for unknown reason, but how the users took it is a totally different story. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department received numerous calls from Facebook users asking them to help regain contact with Facebook.  The non-stop calls forced LASD to post tweets in order to explain that police has nothing [...]

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Anonymous hacks Kenyan Defence Forces Twitter Account

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The official Twitter account of Kenyan Defense Forces ‘@kdfinfo‘ has been hacked by Anonymous just before midnight on Sunday. Hackers who took over the KDF’s account have identified themselves as @Anon_0x03 and Anonymous Kenya. Several tweets were made by Anonymous, accusing the army for wasting time and money in buying weapons while Africa remains poor. The account has around [...]

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Palestinians and Israelis take battle to social networks

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Now, the battle waged by both sides also extends to social networks. Israelis and Palestinians are increasingly using sophisticated methods in an attempt to win support on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. While Hamas Guides Palestinians to publish photos of wounded on social networks, Israel has created an application that simulates what if Gaza were in your country. [...]

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