Facebook Suggesting Users To Reset Their Passwords

Earlier this month, Adobe suffered with a massive hacking which have affected many social networking site and Facebook is pushing users to update their password and security settings. These precautions are being taken because the e-mail id and password could be same as of LinkedIn. “We actively look for situations where the accounts of people who use Facebook could be …

Report: U.K. Used Fake LinkedIn, Slashdot Pages To Spy On Telecom Firm

According to reports, to have an access on the computers on which Belgian telecom firm Belgacom works, UK Government Communications Headquarters Teams have used fake, malware-laden LinkedIn and Slashdot pages. It normally looked like a normal Web page but were actually malware-laden clones, which infected workers’ PCs and gave GCHQ far-reaching access into their files, Der Spiegel said. It was …

Customers Alleging That LinkedIn Hacked Their E-Mail Addresses

LinkedIn, one of the most popular professional social networking website, has been sued by customers who allege that it hacked their email accounts and downloaded contacts illegally for advertising purpose. A federal judge in San Jose, California ordered company, to stop LinkedIn from repeating any such practice and also to return the revenue made from by using their identities in …

Two Step Authentication On LinkedIn

Provisions for security features are slowly showing up in more and more corporations. Linkedin has now started the option for two step authentication. On switching on this feature, logging in from an unrecognized device would require the user to provide a security code delivered to them via SMS. This development is not any noteworthy or original given the fact that …

LinkedIn Singapore Surpassed 1 Million Users

LinkedIn Singapore has crossed the 1 million membership mark, which is around 20% of the total population of the country and around 70% of the addressable audience and counting, managing Director for Asia-Pacific and Japan, Hari V. Krishnan, LinkedIn announced in a media briefing in Singapore. Singapore is the fourth country in the Southeast Asia that outshined the 1 million …

Keep Your Social Networking Life Active After Your Death

Through social media services like DeadSocial and LivesOn(on Twitter), you can actually keep your social networking life active after your death,  allowing people to communicate with their deceased loved ones. All you need is an account on Twitter or Deadsocial. DeadSocial sends messages to your Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin account after your death. To allow you to say things you …