Social has changed many aspects of information security. Fascinatingly, enterprise has been slow to embrace community sourcing security intelligence.
On Tuesday, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) published trends and findings from 2014.
Nexgate, a division of Proofpoint, analyzed compliance related to more than 32,000 social media accounts belonging to Fortune 100 companies.
Two men were arrested for conspiring to breach Photobucket security and sell private information.
Organizations turn to cloud precisely because it allows both flexibility and scalability. But, many still view cloud - and cloud vendors - with trepidation, pointing to security issues, such as last year's iCloud breach, which revealed nude celebrity photos and consequently dominated the headlines in 2014.
Following the release of a European report on Facebook's privacy practices, the company released a blog post retort on Wednesday.
Hillary Clinton has hired Google executive Stephanie Hannon to serve as (CTO) for Clinton's expected 2016 presidential campaign.
Symantec observed that the botnet services were being advertised on the underground, but also through public postings.
The White House announced that former Facebook executive David Recordon will serve as the first ever director of White House information technology.
Malwarebytes researchers observed Facebook users being infected with a worm when clicking on a link in a post promising pornographic content.
Social engineering will always be a looming threat for organizations, and spear phishing plays a significant part.
The business-oriented social network has agreed to compensate paid users of its service impacted by its previous data breach.
The API-based platform will give companies flexibility in sharing threat information.
The CyberCaliphate has claimed responsibility over the attack, in which they posted threatening messages aimed at President Obama's family.
During the short-lived hijack, the attackers were able to post the obscene messages and change the Mexican food chain's profile image and bio.
If the deal is finalized, the social media giant would have to pay a number of its premium memberships subscribers up to $50.
More than 100,000 Facebook users have been infected with a new trojan that drops when a victim attempts to watch a porn video.
To avoid damage from staff using social media, a radio network made certain its cloud was defended. Greg Masters reports.
A woman accused a federal agent of using her cellphone data to create a fake Facebook page.
Symantec warns of a phishing campaign that fools victims with fake emails from LinkedIn Support.
The hackers appear to be supporters of the Islamic State, and reportedly began tweeting out from the @CENTCOM Twitter account around 12:30 p.m.
The hacktivist collective's new campaign is in response to the recent attack on Charlie Hebdo and aims to target and report terrorist Twitter accounts.
Social media represents the next frontier of threats; 2015 will be the year for social media managers and IT security professionals to unite, one study says.
A phony Starbucks Instagram account is potentially being leveraged by miscreants to steal personal information.
Facebook unveiled its "Privacy Basics," guidelines that help users control and protect their information.
The social media site launched its Tor-friendly version to accommodate users who might want to keep their identities anonymous.
As quickly as social media can build a global brand, it can tear one down at the hands of malicious insiders or hackers.
Facebook accounts are now being protected by a new email standard known as Require-Recipient-Valid-Since.
The recent acquisition will allow Proofpoint customers to further secure their social media accounts.
A new Facebook scam leverages the popularity of the British actress to infect users with a trojan that steals data and signs up victims to a premium SMS scam.
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