Twitter DM Phishing Scams – Have I been hacked

We see phishing scams all of the time on social networks – there have been phishing scams on Twitter, Hotmail, Facebook, and many more. The object of the hackers game is to fool you into giving them your personal information, such as username, password, and even worse credit card details. These scams might come via Email as we have seen on Yahoo or on instant messages, private messages on various networks, its not hard for them to get control of your account. Twitter DM Phishing Scams – Have I been hacked What are these Phishing Scams on Twitter Direct Messages on Twitter with the […]

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LinkedIn Update, Member Passwords were Hacked – How to change Password

LinkedIn have now confirmed that some of the passwords were hacked today. Well, what they actually say is “We can confirm that some of the passwords that were compromised correspond to LinkedIn accounts.” Members that have accounts associated with the compromised passwords will notice that their LinkedIn account password is no longer valid. These members will also receive an email from LinkedIn with instructions on how to reset their passwords. There will not be any links in these emails. For security reasons, you should never change your password on any website by following a link in an email. These affected […]

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Facebook scam video – OMG I just hate RIHANNA after watching this video

OMG I just hate Rihanna after watching this video, has found its way to my friends facebook walls. Scammers are using celebrities we like to get to us, this time its to watch Rihanna on youtube.   Scams are sometimes connected to celebrities because hackers know people just can’t wait to click that link without thinking, and by then its too late. This particular scam has been around for ages now, its changed shape or form but essentially its always the same – this is what it looks like now… As you see it tells you that you will LOST your all […]

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Twitter News – Activity Arrives and A Hack Attack

Twitter news… You may have heard that Twitter has launched another change on Twitter.com; I’ll keep this brief as you will see for yourself soon enough. Activity  This shows favorites, follows, retweets, and more by people that you follow – this is next to @mentions, which now has your @name and retweets has gone  – this is being rolled out slowly as not everyone has it yet. I’m not sure about the usefulness of this yet, it makes it harder to see your retweets – but at least it is on another page and you have to click to see […]

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When is Facebook not Facebook – when its FaceBook

  Just when you thought it was safe to go back to reading my blog, there is another Facebook warning. Doing the rounds at the moment is an email that appears to come from Facebook that looks like this…   Dear user of FaceBook. Your password is not safe! To secure your account the password has been changed automatically. Attached document contains a new password to your account and detailed information about new security measures. Thank you for attention, Your Facebook If Facebook were to contact you they would use your user name, they would write their name correctly and they […]

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