Advocates say kids’ Instagram product would ‘put young users at great risk’ | Instagram- Tempemail

An international coalition of children’s health advocates has called on Facebook to abandon its plans to build an Instagram product for kids, citing harm to teens from excessive use of social media. The campaign comes after Buzzfeed broke the news in March that Facebook seeks to build an Instagram product Continue Reading

Instagram apologises for promoting weight-loss content to users with eating disorders | Instagram- Tempemail

Instagram has apologised for a “mistake” which saw it promoting weight-loss content to users with eating disorders. A new feature on the social network provides users with suggested search terms based on their interests, with default prompts including terms such as “yard work”, “home decor” or “sunsets”. But some people Continue Reading

Indian Brokerage Firm Upstox Suffers Data Breach Leaking 2.5 Millions Users’ Data – Tempemail

Online trading and discount brokerage platform Upstox has become the latest Indian company to suffer a security breach of its systems, resulting in the exposure of sensitive information of approximately 2.5 million users on the dark web. The leaked information includes names, email addresses, dates of birth, bank account information, Continue Reading

Visually impaired users complain after rail websites go greyscale for Prince Philip | Transport

A leading sight charity has stressed the need for inclusive web design after rail websites switched to black and white to mark Prince Philip’s death, leaving partially sighted people struggling. Network Rail and Tempemail Rail websites turned from colour to greyscale on Monday morning in a tribute to the Duke Continue Reading

Alert — There’s A New Malware Out There Snatching Users’ Passwords – Tempemail

A previously undocumented malware downloader has been spotted in the wild in phishing attacks to deploy credential stealers and other malicious payloads. Dubbed “Saint Bot,” the malware is said to have first appeared on the scene in January 2021, with indications that it’s under active development. “Saint Bot is a Continue Reading

Facebook will not notify more than 530m users exposed in 2019 breach | Facebook

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Facebook has not notified the more-than 530m users whose details were exposed on a hacker forum in 2019 and has no plans to do so, according to company representatives. Business Insider reported last week that phone numbers and other details from Facebook Continue Reading

Gigaset Android Update Server Hacked to Install Malware on Users’ Devices – Tempemail

Gigaset has revealed a malware infection discovered in its Android devices was the result of a compromise of a server belonging to an external update service provider. Impacting older smartphone models — GS100, GS160, GS170, GS180, GS270 (plus), and GS370 (plus) series — the malware took the form of multiple Continue Reading

Experts uncover a new Banking Trojan targeting Latin American users – Tempemail

Researchers on Tuesday revealed details of a new banking trojan targeting corporate users in Brazil at least since 2019 across various sectors such as engineering, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, finance, transportation, and government. Dubbed “Janeleiro” by Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET, the malware aims to disguise its true intent via lookalike pop-up Continue Reading

533 Million Facebook Users’ Phone Numbers and Personal Data Leaked Online – Tempemail

In what’s likely to be a goldmine for bad actors, personal information associated with approximately 533 million Facebook users worldwide has been leaked on a popular cybercrime forum for free—which was harvested by hackers in 2019 using a Facebook vulnerability. The leaked data includes full names, Facebook IDs, mobile numbers, Continue Reading

Details from 500 million Facebook users found on website for hackers | Facebook

Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. The information appears to be several years old but it is another example of the vast amount of information collected by Facebook and other social media sites and the limits to how secure Continue Reading