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9 Million Nigerian WhatsApp Accounts Hacked - How to use WhatsApp Securely

9 Million Nigerian WhatsApp Accounts Hacked - How to use WhatsApp securely

01 December 2022

With nearly 500 million Whatsapp users' mobile phone numbers globally reportedly hacked, including over 9million contacts from Nigeria, there is a high risk of criminals using these data to carry out malicious activities, such as fraud, identity theft, etc.

Security Alert: Verified Twitter accounts being used for fraud

Security Alert: Verified Twitter accounts being used for fraud

17 November 2022

Purchased, “verified” Twitter accounts are now being abused in all kinds of ways including fraud, impersonation, misinformation / disinformation, etc.

Beware of fake Twitter account verification emails

Beware of fake Twitter account verification emails

02 November 2022

After Twitter's accouncement of their plan to charge $8 account verification, hackers started sending phishing emails to some twitter users.

Some of the best authenticator apps for Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS

Some of the best authenticator apps for Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS

15 September 2022

If you use two-factor authentication with one-time codes generated in an app, Google Authenticator is not your only option. Since Google’s original solution was created a decade or so ago, a number of alternatives that outperform it in convenience and functionality have been made available by other providers.

iOS and macOS built-in authenticator

iOS and macOS built-in authenticator

15 September 2022

Starting with iOS 15, all versions of the iPhone’s operating system have a built-in 2FA one-time code generator.

WinAuth Authenticator

WinAuth

15 September 2022

WinAuth targets gamers primarily. The app’s unique superpower is its support for nonstandard tokens for authentication in Steam, Battle.net, and Trion/Gamigo games. If you are looking for an alternative to Steam Guard, Battle.net Authenticator, or Glyph Authenticator/RIFT Mobile Authenticator, this may be the app for you.

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