Posts by Greg Bussmann

Snapchat data breach comes after security agency had warned of attack

Snapchat, the popular social network that features disappearing messages, has been hacked in a security breach affecting 4.6 million users. On New Years Day hackers released the usernames and phone numbers of 4.6 million of their users less than a week after the company was warned by security experts that there was an exploitable vulnerability…

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It’s time to get over the notion of online privacy.

You may have noticed some of your Facebook friends posting privacy disclaimers to their timelines over the last few days. In a nutshell, the notice boldly proclaims that the user themselves retains copyright of their pictures or other media and that no one else has permission to use them. The disclaimer, which is a hoax…

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