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Twitter apologizes for blocked accounts ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

Twitter said “a number of accounts” had been suspended as part of efforts to target accounts engaging in “platform manipulation”.

03 Jun 2019 1:05 PM

Google advises two-factor authentication is best defence against account hijacking

Google revealed that it conducted a year-long study to find out how effective basic account hygiene is at preventing hijacking.

21 May 2019 3:13 PM

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content

Twitter is under pressure from regulators and governments worldwide to remove extremist content.

10 May 2019 4:15 PM

McAfee provides tips for World Password Day 2019

World Password Day is the perfect opportunity to be diligent about revamping passwords.

02 May 2019 12:38 PM

Facebook will no longer ask for email passwords for account verification

The social networking giant said it will end its practice of password verification for accounts.

04 Apr 2019 11:32 AM


Inauthentic behavior: Facebook removes online network

Facebook said it had taken down the pages and accounts “based on their behavior, not the content they posted”.

30 Mar 2019 10:02 AM

Slack removes accounts related to hate groups

Slack announced that 28 accounts were removed.

17 Mar 2019 10:36 AM

Flickr users can still upload more than 1,000 photos

Flickr announced that freely licensed images on Flickr will be protected from the deletion, regardless of the date they were uploaded.

10 Mar 2019 1:19 PM

Facebook introduces Tributes for memorialised accounts

If a memorialised account has a legacy contact that person will be able to control who posts tributes on the profile.

06 Mar 2019 1:18 PM

Facebook, Instagram removes 1,000+ pages, accounts, groups

207 Facebook Pages, 800 Facebook accounts, 546 Facebook Groups, and 208 Instagram accounts were removed.

02 Feb 2019 9:33 AM


Here's how you can delete your Facebook profile

A growing number of people say they are deleting Facebook, or at least considering it.

23 Dec 2018 11:46 AM

Slack: Some accounts mistakenly deactivated during update

Slack said it had “inadvertently deactivated a number of accounts.”

23 Dec 2018 11:12 AM

Facebook blocks more accounts potentially linked to foreign entity

The social network had blocked accounts on the eve of the US midterm elections after authorities tipped it off to suspicious behaviour.

07 Nov 2018 4:58 PM

20 lakh people join modified Jan Dhan scheme, total account holders 32.61 cr

The balance in PMJDY accounts was Rs 82,490.98 crore as on September 5.

17 Sep 2018 10:30 AM

Instagram to let users evaluate authenticity of accounts

The Facebook-owned company is also launching a global verification form for notable public figures.

29 Aug 2018 4:18 PM


China arrests 22 over sale of Apple private data

The suspects allegedly used an internal company computer system to gather users' names, phone numbers, Apple IDs, and other data.

10 Jun 2017 8:33 AM

Yahoo-Verizon deal set to close June 13

Verizon's internet division AOL and Yahoo will be combined into a unit called Oath.

09 Jun 2017 7:57 AM

About 32 mn accounts accessed using 'forged cookies': Yahoo

These cookies have been invalidated so they cannot be used to access user accounts, the company said.

02 Mar 2017 7:45 AM

Odisha police probe suspicious transactions in 13 Jan Dhan bank accounts

Those having accounts in Gopinathpur branch claim they have not operated their accounts even once after opening them last year.

29 Dec 2016 1:37 PM

Insights: Yahoo security problems a story of too little, too late

Yahoo only recently uncovered the hack and disclosed it last week.

19 Dec 2016 11:24 AM