Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell is the latest public figure to have fallen victim to hackers, with a series of out-of-character messages posted to his Facebook page.
Has Justin Bieber died in a car crash? No. But that doesn't stop Facebook users spreading the "news"
Get your real news from real news websites. Don't trust Google or your Facebook friends, as they may be sharing links and stories that simply aren't true.
Facebook said that when retrieving a user's email address via graph API, app developers were receiving a 10-digit number once for every 1,000 users, more or less (mileage varies), instead of the properly formatted email address the documentation states that the field should return.
Be on your guard if you see any of your Facebook friends post a message about an alleged Rihanna sex video.
A warning spreads on Facebook about "Talking Angela", an app that gives your children some animated cat chat.
Malheureusement, it's all too simple for people to share warnings - rather than check if the facts are true.
Have your joined thousands of others, and become a loyal listener to the "Chet Chat" yet?
Here's the latest Naked Security podcast, Sophos Security Chet Chat 103, discussing a range of recent and newsworthy topics from the world of computer security.
Microsoft joins Facebook and Apple in the list of big companies who have suffered at the hands of malware-bearing hackers.
The social media behemoth apparently never assumed that a person with three digits worth of living to their credit would sign up to use its service.
Is a branch of McDonald's really charging African-Americans an extra $1.50?
Of course not, but thousands of Facebook fans are spreading the story regardless.
Shortly after admitting that its own techies got infected thanks to a Java hole, Apple has pushed out a Java update for the rest of us.
Apple, with this most recent update, seems to have washed its hands permanently of browser-based Java. Paul Ducklin explains...
Webcam extortion the other way around: hot girls extorting men.
Be careful out there, and keep your trousers on chaps.
In The Social Network, the movie version of Zuckerberg could shout, "WE NEVER CRASH!"
I bet the real-life Zuckerberg wishes he could say, "We never get hacked..."
Messages have been spreading on Facebook claiming that the social network will be closed between February 29th and February 31st, 2013.
And, of course, it's kinda true. Don't try to log in on June 31st either...
Facebook is turning facial recognition back on - so here's how to check your "photo tagging" settings
Facebook is turning its controversial facial recognition feature back on so that your "friends" can tag you more easily in photographs.
Now would be a good time to revisit your photo tagging security settings - here's how.