Here's how to keep advertisers from using your phone number on Facebook
A Gizmodo report on Wednesday detailed the latest in a long series of Facebook privacy blunders. The report said, and Facebook confirmed, that users with two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled had inadvertently been giving their phone number up to advertisers who used it for targeting purposes. The irony, which I’m assuming isn’t lost on Facebook, is …
How hackers eavesdropped on a US Congressman using only his phone number
SS7 routing protocol also exposes locations, contacts, and other sensitive data.
How to format the member phone number field using a filter.
The Billing Phone number captured at membership checkout attempts to format the saved value according to the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). This article demonstrates how to use the pmpro_for…
Phone scam uses NJ State Police phone number, threatens to arrest you. Here's what you should know.
A new phone scam is using the phone number of the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton station
How to Protect Your Email Address and Phone Number
Everyone seems to want your email address and phone number these days. But giving them out can open you up to risks. Here's how to give some access without giving away too much.
Crypto investor: How hackers used my phone number to steal $23.8 million
Hackers managed to steal nearly $24 million in cryptocurrency using a stolen phone number.
Did you know how Facebook is using your phone number?
Facebook has been using your data in ways it's not supposed to. Again. This time, it's been using your phone number.
Scam alert: Beware of using your smart device to look up a phone number
Rather than searching the internet to find the phone number of a business, many of us are now simply asking our smart devices to do the work for us. But be careful. There's a new warning about how that seemingly simple request opens you up to an a…
Go Check This Facebook Privacy Setting Right Now. You Might Be Surprised to See How Facebook is...
Users were led to believe they were handing over their phone numbers only to protect their accounts. Turns out that wasn't the case.
LinkedIn: Here's How to Stop Users From Finding You by Your Email Address, Phone Number
Add extra privacy to your account by following our guide.
What happens when Jim Harbaugh tweets out your phone number?
Forty-six years after Dan McGivern broke Jim Harbaugh's leg, their reunion was filled with talk of toughness, tears, dents and then one surprise tweet.
Neuroscientists Debate A Simple Question: How Does The Brain Store A Phone Number?
You hear a new colleague's name. You get directions to the airport.
The Number of Emails Sent Per Day (and 20 Crazy Email Statistics)
Here are 21 fascinating email statistics for 2017: who sends, who reads, and who spams.
This Is What Happens When You Get Sir Mix-A-Lot's Old Phone Number
Imagine getting texts actually meant for Sir Mix-A-Lot?! | iHeartRadio
If a man has THIS, a woman is more likely to give him her phone number. What is it?
How hackers get into someone's email using a mobile number
Attackers only need your mobile number and a bit of luck to get into your email account, if you fall for this.
How to Use the Infinite Number of Email Addresses Gmail Gives You
One trick you may or may not have picked up about Gmail is that you can add in periods anywhere in the front part of your address and it makes no difference whatsoever: firstname.lastname@example.org works just the same as email@example.com. What's more, you can add a plus sign and any word before the @ sign (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and messages will still reach you. If these tweaks make no difference, then why use them? One major reason: filters.
Why You Should Never Email a Social Security Number
The Number 1 Reason Why You Do Not Encrypt Email
Two new Pew Research Center studies are very enlightening around the American public’s perception of privacy, security, and surveillance. While both reports are worth a read, there are two contradictory statements that really stand out: The surveys find that Americans feel privacy is important in their daily lives in a number of essential ways. Yet, …
How to hack into an email account, with just your victim's mobile number
Symantec has issued a warning about a successful scam being perpetrated against users of webmail services such as Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo.