A week in security (May 16 – 22)

The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last seven days.

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Gmail-linked Facebook accounts vulnerable to attack using a chain of bugs—now fixed

A researcher has combined a chain of bugs into an attack method that makes it possible to take over Facebook accounts linked to Gmail.

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“Look what I found here” phish targets Facebook users

A Facebook Messenger phish is asking would-be victims to “take a look”. But what lies in wait for eager clickers?

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A week in security (May 2 – 8)

The most important and interesting stories in security from the last seven days.

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Craft fair vendors targeted by fake event scammers on Facebook

Scammers are targeting sellers of hand-crafted goods with bogus craft fair invitations.

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Hackers fool major tech companies into handing over data of women and minors to abuse

Law enforcement believes that these hackers duping major tech companies are teenagers. But they are causing severe harm.

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Facebook phishers threaten users with Page Recovery Help Support

We take a look at a wave of compromised facebook pages claiming your account is going to be closed in 12 hours.

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Beware tragic “my daughter died…” Facebook posts offering free PS5s

We take a look at multiple posts made to Facebook claiming to offer up a PS5 after the death of a loved one.

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Credential-stealing malware disguises itself as Telegram, targets social media users

Spyware.FFDroider is an information stealer that exfiltrates browser data in an attempt to steal credentials and valid session cookies.

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A week in security (March 21 – 27)

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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