Tag: Facebook

3rd Party Sign-in with Facebook or Google May Have Security Flaw

holstonit | November 25, 2016

If you own your own business, then odds are good that you’ve taken advantage of the “Sign in With Facebook” (or Google) API. It’s fast, it’s convenient and it’s one less thing to worry about. It gives your users an…


Watch Out For Facebook Private Messages That Include Videos

holstonit | November 1, 2016

File this one under “public service warning.” If you’re a fan and regular user of Facebook, beware of a new virus that’s making the rounds inside the social media giant. If you see a video on your wall titled “My…


Identity Thieves Use Social Media To Gain Personal Information

holstonit | July 18, 2016

Identity theft is a large, pervasive, and growing problem. In fact, statistics show that the instances of identity theft jumped a staggering 57% last year alone, this, according to figures from the fraud-prevention service Cifas. The firm’s research into the…


Not Even Your Chats Are Safe From Hackers

holstonit | June 18, 2016

Online security company Check Point Software Technologies has discovered a flaw in Facebook’s chat app that allows hackers to log in and change the content of chat messages (individual messages or entire chat streams) without notifying users that changes have…