On December 31st, 2013, hackers stole 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers from Snapchat and posted the database online. To see if you were one of them, check http://lookup.gibsonsec.org.
The irony is that Snapchat has become increasingly popular over the past year because younger audiences have seen it as a safer and more trusted social media platform than the likes of Facebook. But the question remains: really, how safe is Snapchat? Continue reading