WhatsApp updates privacy policy to enable sharing more data with Facebook

Many users have until February 8 to accept the new rules – or else lose access to the app. In a major update to its Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, WhatsApp is notifying users in many parts of the world that as of February 8 it will share some of their data with Facebook, the chat app’s … More WhatsApp updates privacy policy to enable sharing more data with Facebook

ESET removes Social Media Scanner from product portfolio due to restrictions on third-party API applications

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has removed the ESET Social Media Scanner from its product portfolio. The API-based application was initially designed to protect users from malicious content distributed through Facebook, Twitter and VKontakte and sat alongside ESET’s software solutions. Due to increased restrictions on third-party API applications, the removal of Facebook protection and … More ESET removes Social Media Scanner from product portfolio due to restrictions on third-party API applications

Facebook now lets you delete old posts in bulk

Dealing with skeletons lurking in your Facebook closet has never been easier. Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will be a boon to anybody who’s looking to scrub their social media presence squeaky-clean. Called ‘Manage Activity’, the new tool will enable people to easily triage and then hide or delete their old – … More Facebook now lets you delete old posts in bulk

PayPal remains the most‑spoofed brand in phishing scams

WhatsApp also emerges as a favorite target for brand impersonation amid a general spike in social media phishing. PayPal, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix, and WhatsApp were the most commonly impersonated brands in phishing campaigns in the fourth quarter of 2019, a report by email security company Vade Secure has found. The payment services provider retained its top spot … More PayPal remains the most‑spoofed brand in phishing scams