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Privacy, risk and trolls: Dealing with the security challenges of YouTube fame

It seems a new YouTube star is born every day lately with thousands now making money and pursuing full-time careers in online video. But the popularity that comes with millions of viewers is not without its privacy challenges

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Twitter locks some accounts after passwords exposed

Twitter said it had locked and called for a password reset of some accounts after an unconfirmed claim of a leak of nearly 33 million usernames and passwords to the social network.

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Hackers could have changed Facebook Messenger chat logs

Here's a Facebook hack straight from the pages of the novel 1984: A way to rewrite the record of the past.

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7 ways employers can ensure new graduates aren’t compromising their networks

Learn how to keep an eye on those recent college grads

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Hackers breach social media accounts of Mark Zuckerberg and other celebrities

Over the weekend hackers have managed to gain access to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts, as well as the social media accounts of other celebrities.

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Got privacy? If you use Twitter or a smartphone, maybe not so much

The notion of online privacy has been greatly diminished in recent years, and just this week two new studies confirm what to many minds is already a dismal picture.

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A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn user records

A hacker is trying to sell a database dump containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users.

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Twitter blocks access to analytics around its data for US intelligence agencies

Twitter has blocked Dataminr from offering analytics around real-time tweets from the social networking site to U.S. intelligence agencies, according to a newspaper report.

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Twitter's surveillance case against the government partially dismissed

A California court has dismissed part of a lawsuit brought by Twitter that challenges U.S. government restrictions on what it can say about surveillance requests on its users.

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Security pros concerned about Facebook payment expansion

Facebook's Messenger app has allowed users to send money to friends using their debit cards since last spring, but recent reports indicate that Facebook may be considering a move into the retail payments space as well, following in...

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Is social media out of touch with how people socialize?

There's been a lot of discussion about the conditions around why people are sharing less personal content on social media. But is there an aspect of how people socialize that is being left out of the conversation?

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Two perspectives on social media for security leaders

Brian Reed and Ian Amit from ZeroFox blend two unique perspectives and experience on social media into an action plan for security leaders

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Top 15 security predictions for 2016

Cyber security experts and analysts weigh in on what the new year will bring in the world of evolving threats and solutions.

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Risk: The bridge between business and security

What started as her own business as a career consultant, delivered Kristen Davies to the world of security and risk management.

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Chatbots come to Facebook Messenger

The new bots will use artificial intelligence to make it appear customers are really talking to company representatives.

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WhatsApp turns on end-to-end encryption

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has strengthened the encryption of its widely used instant messaging app, a development that in theory makes it harder for law enforcement to gain access to communications.

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Keeping your kids safe along with your network

Security pros talk about the lessons learned when dealing with kids and computers.

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The journey to CISO

The path to CISO does not always start with a computer science degree

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