If a WhatsApp user's phone gets stolen, it wouldn't be hard to get access to a security code that would let third parties access and take over accounts.
A report from Malwarebytes suggests malvertising is on the rise, aiming at Flash Player and giving cybercriminals good results at a relatively low cost.
The world's biggest social network says Facebook notification encryption will help more users feel safe using its popular services to communicate.
At Facebook's recent F8 conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg touched on "small" security tactics the site uses to avoid larger issue down the line.
Cybercriminals are using a porn video to tag victims in Facebook posts to fool them into downloading a phony Flash update and spread a malicious Trojan.
Researchers say a WhatsApp vulnerability could make it easy to cause a remote crash on a victim's smartphone if a certain message is sent.
Facebook and Yahoo have joined forces to create a secure method to handle expired email accounts, yielding a standard that could have widespread effects.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has generated revenue from each territory it conquers through methods such as donations, extortion and ransoms.
Security incidents become major news events when they involve A-list celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, whose photos were stolen and posted online.
As more and more people share private information on social media, cybercriminals are working to monetize information obtained from social networks.