Facebook to verify identities on accounts that churn out viral posts

by Lisa Vaas Facebook announced on Thursday that it’s going to be verifying…


NZ Woman stalked by sandwich server via her COVID-19 contact tracing info

by Lisa Vaas Mayo? Mustard? Creep who takes your sandwich order plus the…


TikTok’s handling of child privacy gets another watchdog’s attention

by Lisa Vaas TikTok: sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s cringey, pretty…


Coronavirus pandemic coincides with spike in online puppy scams

by Lisa Vaas Riddle: What do you get when you cross the COVID-19 quarantine…


Hijacked Twitter accounts used to advertise face masks

by Lisa Vaas As of Tuesday, hijacked Twitter accounts were spewing out…


Battling the global COVID-19 scammers and fake news hawkers

by Lisa Vaas Thousands of COVID-19 scam and malware sites are being pumped…


Facebook Messenger may ban mass-forwarding of messages

by Lisa Vaas Facebook Messenger may ban mass-forwarding of messages in an…


Feds shut down bogus COVID-19 vaccine site

by Lisa Vaas A free coronavirus vaccine from the World Health Organization…


Facebook accidentally blocks genuine COVID-19 news

by Lisa Vaas Fake news, bogus miracle cures: Facebook has been dealing with…