Shoulder surfing: Watch out for eagle‑eyed snoopers peeking at your phone

Some fraudsters may use low-tech tactics to steal your sensitive information – peering over your shoulder as you enter that data is one of them. We live in an age of pervasive connectivity. But our always-on, mobile-centric lives also expose us to risk. For many people, it is the prospect of phishing, remotely deployed malware … More Shoulder surfing: Watch out for eagle‑eyed snoopers peeking at your phone

SnapHack: Watch out for those who can hack into anyone’s Snapchat!

Oh snap! This is how easy it may be for somebody to hijack your Snapchat account – all they need to do is peer over your shoulder. After demonstrating the ease with which anybody can hijack your WhatsApp in 2020, I took a hiatus in ethically hacking people’s accounts. It’s just not the same hacking your own … More SnapHack: Watch out for those who can hack into anyone’s Snapchat!

Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals

Twitter’s transparency report revealed that users aren’t quick to adopt 2FA and once they do enable it, they choose the least secure option. According to the data shared by Twitter in its recently released transparency report, the popular social network’s users are reluctant to adopt two-factor authentication (2FA) to bolster their account security. In fact, the report paints … More Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals