Social Network Emails – Your account may have been compromised – What to do.

Users are still concerned after receiving emails saying that their accounts might have been compromised or the one entitled –  Important information regarding your security and privacy from social networking sites –  Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest. The problem arose when Zendesk  who store and organise emails for customer support and help desks for these social networks had their systems hacked. Zendesk believe that during the security breach personal information such as email addresses linked to these platforms may have been downloaded by the hacker. Quote from the zendesk blog  We believe that the hacker downloaded email addresses of users who contacted those three customers for […]

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Where are my DM’s #Twitter

There have been an increasing amount of complaints regarding missing dm’s, lost messages, direct messages on Twitter recently and there are likely to be a few more in the next few days. Twitter has deleted some users DM’s – Direct Messages. Its okay, its just a twitter bug, they do know about it …. Twitter Support says Bug Alert: Some users are currently experiencing an issue with direct messages disappearing, without the sender or receiver deleting them from their inbox. Some users may experience a delay in DM delivery. A notification may arrive to your email inbox, but the DM won’t […]

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New Facebook Scam – Oakleys Sunglasses Hoax

There is a new Facebook scam that promises you a Free Pair of Oakleys Sunglasses. Its not from Oakley sadly, so no free sunglasses, just a hoax. Slightly different to all of the other survey scams we have discussed. The message appears on your friends wall, so you think it must be safe he has done it, wrong! To celebrate the Summer, Oakley is giving away free shades to all Facebook users. Its a two step process this time where you have to first share the link and then like the page – Liking the page takes you to a survey that […]

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