Kaspersky Labs Blog – 6.5.19 (6.3.19)
Snapchat developers were recently accused of breach of privacy after some employees’ privacy abuses came to light. In essence, they spied on users. Not a pleasant discovery, is it? It might even make one think about leaving the social network.
Read more: How to delete your Snapchat account while preserving your data
Kaspersky Labs Blog – 5.24.19 (5.20.19)
Think what you will about people who download pricey content such as HBO’s Game of Thrones. Loads of them are just trying to watch the immensely popular program without paying for it, but a fair few live in places where they can’t get current episodes, or uncensored current episodes, legitimately. Scammers don’t care about the reasons, either; they just see a fertile field of potential victims.
Read more: Game of Thrones online streamings are a minefield of scams
Kaspersky Labs Blog – 5.21.19 (5.20.19)
This May, Mark Zuckerberg celebrated his 35th birthday. Congratulations! Zuckerberg did not make it to this milestone quietly, however. Instead, he faces a federal investigation looking at ways to hold him personally accountable for mismanaging users’ private data while Facebook-related scandals keep making headlines. In this post we have compiled Facebook’s 10 most prominent fails involving data misuse.
Read more: Top 10 epic Facebook fails
Kaspersky Labs Blog – 5.16.19 (5.15.19)
Having the right information at the right time can make you rich or save your life, but in today’s grim reality, the information field all around the globe is poisoned with fake news. Nowadays, people are making their careers producing false information and spreading it online. But even that is not enough: In addition to real people, this industry also employs thousands of social media bots to maximize effect. At this year’s Security Analyst Summit, researchers from Recorded Future gave a talk on ways to expose those bots.
Read more: Uncovering fake news bots
Kaspersky Labs Blog – 5.10.19 (5.7.19)
Do you have a channel on YouTube? How’s it doing — got more than a thousand subscribers yet? If so, you can expect a message something like this: “We’re evaluating your request for monetizing your YouTube channel.” The problem is, it might be fake.
Read more: Dear YouTubers, phishers are after your accounts