account security

  1. cageymaru

    Facebook Employees Had Access to Millions of User Passwords Stored in Plain Text

    In a new blog post entitled "Keeping Passwords Secure" Facebook VP Engineering, Security and Privacy Pedro Canahuati explains how the social media giant accidentally stored Facebook user's passwords on internal data storage systems in plain text. Pedro explains how "these passwords were never...
  2. cageymaru

    Facebook "View As" Hack Affects over 90 Million Accounts

    Facebook has acknowledged being hacked on Tuesday, September 25th and the security issue directly affected almost 50 million accounts and another 40 million indirectly. The "View As" feature that Facebook implemented in July 2017 is the source of the security issue. The "View As" feature...
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    Enable Two-Factor Authentication in Fortnite and Get a Free Boogiedown Emote

    Fortnite players who enable two-factor authentication (2FA) in their account security settings will get a free Boogiedown Emote as a reward. Giving players a reward as an incentive to enable higher security settings is a win for the developer Epic Games as this should lead to less account...