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Twitter to have its own URL shortner to fight phishing


Recently, many phishing scams have been spreading around in Twitter causing a trouble to a lot of users. These scams relies on one of the basic things behind Twitter – the use of URL shortening services as tweets are limited to 140 characters. By hiding behind these seemingly innocent shortened links, scammers have been passing…

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By Ricky on March 11th
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3 tips to protect yourself from Twitter phishing attacks


3 tips to protect yourself from Twitter phishing attacks

With Twitter use exploding at an unimaginable rate, it has created a lot of problems not only with Twitter’s service but also with the users using the service. There has been numerous cases of phishing attacks on Twitter and user accounts getting hacked as a result of this. As tweets are limited to only 140…

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By Ricky on February 27th
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Phishing attack hits Twitter


Phishing attack hits Twitter

A phishing attack, which some are calling as BZPharma Phishing Attack, has hit Twitter this weekend. The attack is designed to steal username and password of unsuspecting Twitter user. It is spread through direct message from a compromised account. Messages include – “Lol. this is me??”, “lol , this is funny.”, “ha ha, u look…

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By Ricky on February 22nd
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Use OpenDNS to protect yourself from all phishing attacks under the sun


Use OpenDNS to protect yourself from all phishing attacks under the sun

In this article we will tell you how to use OpenDNS to protect yourself from a phishing attack.

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By Debjit on May 31st
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Six steps to take if you suspect your Facebook account has been hacked


Six steps to take if you suspect your Facebook account has been hacked

If you are getting unnecessary and regular spam on your wall either from nowhere or from one of your friendsĀ  then there is a high possibility that either you or your friend have been affected by a Facebook phishing attack and your account security has been compromised. Here are six important steps which we feel,…

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By Debjit on May 31st
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