Category: Social Media

About 6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Leaked; Over 60% Cracked Already

About 6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Leaked; Over 60% Cracked Already

We didn’t see this one coming. About 6.5 million passwords belonging to LinkedIn have been leaked. And almost 60% of the passwords have been cracked already. The passwords on LinkedIn weren’t salted apparently, which made it pretty easy for the hackers to crack them. The company remained skeptical initially, but it finally came out in [...]

‘Facebook For Every Phone’ Launched By Facebook; Supports Over 2.5k Phones

‘Facebook For Every Phone’ Launched By Facebook; Supports Over 2.5k Phones

The folks at Facebook have not been sitting idle when Google+ is grabbing all the eyeballs. The social networking giant has now launched a Java based app called ‘Facebook for Every Phone’. This is a dedicated app which will work on over 2,500 handsets across the world. What makes the app special is that it [...]

Google Intros The Google+ Project In Competition To Facebook

Google Intros The Google+ Project In Competition To Facebook

With Google recently launching the +1 button, very few of us would have expected a social network in the making. And now Google has revealed a new social networking idea which is to be called Google+ (Google Plus). The Google+ Project as Google calls it, seems like a full-fledged competitor to Facebook. The service is [...]

450 Freefacebook Credits for Free [Facebook Scam]

450 Freefacebook Credits for Free [Facebook Scam]

Yet another Facebook Scam, this time under the pretext of offering free Facebook credits. The signature of the scam looks like this: Get your free 450 Facebook credits…NO surveys NO waste of time no task its totaly free the first 5000 this promo is available for the first 1000 persons only… CHECK IT OUT & [...]

Check if a friend has deleted you [Facebook Scam]

Check if a friend has deleted you [Facebook Scam]

It appears like new Facebook Scams are cropping up each day as scammers have recognized that Facebook users are easy bait. Yesterday we wrote about how innocent Facebook users are being compromised with the promise of revealing who viewed their profile, and today a similar scam has gone viral on Facebook. It looks like a [...]

Follow Taliban on Twitter, No Seriously!

Follow Taliban on Twitter, No Seriously!

Yes, you read it right. Taliban is now making their presence felt on Twitter 140 characters at a time! Most of their tweets are in Pashtu (some language which I have never heard of), but Taliban’s “official” propaganda channel – @alemarahweb has also started tweeting in English. Taliban’s tweets mostly just talk about mines ripping [...]

Checkout Your PROFILE Stalkers [Facebook Scam]

Checkout Your PROFILE Stalkers [Facebook Scam]

If you happen to see your friends on Facebook share a link on their wall which says “OMG! Its unbeliveable now you can get to know who views your facebook profile.. i can see my top profile visitors and i am so shocked that my EX is still creeping my profile every hour” with a [...]

Facebook Accidentally Leaks Your Private Information

Facebook Accidentally Leaks Your Private Information

Of late, Facebook has been overrun with scams and other privacy related issues, but now Synmantec uncovers a year old bug in Facebook applications which provide access tokens to third parties like advertisers to access user profiles and post status, photographs or even mine Facebook user data. To understand what these tokens can do, think [...]

Metro Inspired Twitter Client: MetroTwit

Metro Inspired Twitter Client: MetroTwit

MetroTwit is a desktop Twitter client, which ain’t based on Adobe AIR platform. The user interface is heavily influenced by Windows Phone 7’s Metro UI and it’s pretty well-designed. It’s not just gorgeous, but very functional as well. Drag and drop image uploads, in-app media player for services like YouTube and TwitPic. You won’t have [...]

Shocking NEW VIDEO of Osama Bin Ladens DEATH!! [Facebook Scam]

Shocking NEW VIDEO of Osama Bin Ladens DEATH!! [Facebook Scam]

Quite similar to what we covered yesterday, a fake video of Osama Bin Laden’s death is circulating on Facebook trapping innocent Facebook users into compromising their account, and asking them to complete surveys under the alleged reason of validating whether they are human. It has not even been a day since Osama’s death was announced [...]