New Instagram Phishing Warning with Subject VERlFY – Meta

Cybercriminals are constantly finding new ways to manipulate and deceive in an increasingly sophisticated digital landscape. A recent phishing campaign aimed at our company’s Instagram profile, @Hackedcom, illustrates the ingenuity and specificity that these criminals are employing. The Deceptive Email Hello Dear @hackedcom, [email protected] Your account has been reviewed by us, and you have been … Read more

Facebook Was Down, But Was It Hacked?

Facebook is having a brutal week. First, a whistleblower issued damning testimony about the company’s already questionable integrity. Now Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Occulus services were inaccessible on October 4th 2021. The cherry on top? Reports have begun surfacing that hackers have made off with the data of 1.5 billion users, and they’re selling it … Read more

Facebook’s Recovery Options for Hacked Users Are Worst in Class: 2021 Report

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We have examined our data from the past year, and among our 523 clients, most are struggling to recover their Facebook & Instagram accounts. It does seem like Facebook has completely abandoned user support the past year: Chat function removed for business support. The impersonation form has been malfunctioning since December 2020 saying “There was … Read more

How to Spot the Instagram Copyright Infringement Scam


Like viruses, hackers and phishers are constantly evolving to stay alive. The Instagram copyright infringement scam is the latest proof. They will do whatever they can to convince you to fork over your valuable account credentials. Their latest attempt is to trick you into believing you’ve infringed on copyright. Let’s look at this growing phenomenon … Read more

How To Recover a Hacked Instagram Account

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Instagram’s photo-sharing service has grown enormously since it was created. By July of 2019, it had over 1 billion monthly active users. With such a huge number of people using the platform, the risk of losing a high-value account is increasing. So what do you do if someone hacks into your account to try and … Read more

What You Need to Know About the Terms of Use Update From Instagram


People all across social media have been worried about the latest terms of use update from Instagram. The update became effective on December 20, 2020. Let’s take a look at what’s causing people the most concern. Instagram Gets (Sort of) Honest About How They’re Using You If you’ve watched the Netflix movie The Social Dilemma, … Read more

How to Manage Your Privacy Settings for Social Media

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Your online privacy settings are often ignored and forgotten, but they can be important to hide certain personal information you don’t want everyone to see. Companies are constantly buying your information from social media services. Hackers and cybercriminals can use your personal information to target you or a friend. Below is a guide for managing … Read more