| Facebook Releases ‘A Guide to Facebook Security’|
Facebook has released a 14 page Guide to Facebook Security for teens, parents and teachers. Read More
| Scam Alert: Casey Anthony ‘Confession’ Video|
The latest scam circling Facebook is a video claiming to be Casey Anthony confessing to her lawyers. Read More
| FaceNiff Hacks Facebook: New App for Android Phones Takes Facebook Hacking Mobile|
There’s a new application for Android phones that makes hijacking Facebook (and several other social media accounts) ridiculously simple.
| How to Create and Use Friends List for Privacy and Gaming|
Facebook’s friends list is a super useful, yet very under-utilized tool. Read More
| Facebook vs The Spammers|
It’s no secret Facebook has had their issues with spam and malware. Last week, Facebook announced new methods of battling these problems (read Facebook Security’s post) and in the meantime, spammers worked to be two steps ahead of the newest adjustments. Read More
| Spam Alert: ‘Verify My Account’ Spam Spreading on Facebook|
Watch out for yet another spam message running wild on Facebook. Earlier today Facebook walls were flooded with a spam message asking users to verify their accounts. Clicking the link caused the message to be posted to all the user’s friends’ walls. Read More
| Facebook Applications Unknowingly Leak Access to Third Party Sites|
Facebook has done it again.
According to a blog post by security software giant, Symantec Corporation, Facebook may have inadvertently allowed third party sites, mostly advertisers, access to users’ profile information, including pictures, chat, and even the ability to post messages to users’ walls. Read More
| The Osama Bin Laden Effect: Facebook Scams and Hoaxes Rise|
Since President Obama’s announcement of the death of Osama Bin Laden, Facebook has exploded with pages, status updates and scams galore.
| Tempted By Facebook Spam? Take Facebook’s “Stop. Think. Connect.” Security Quiz First!|
Facebook’s fight against spam and scams continues with their latest filings of three lawsuits a U.S. federal court in San Jose, California late last month. Facebook is alleging violations of their terms and applicable law by defendants attempting to trick users of Facebook into signing up for mobile subscriptions and then virally sending spam to their friends. Read More
| Facebook Confirms Again ‘No Profile Spy’|
The dreaded “see who’s been viewing your profile”, aka Profile Spy, has reared its ugly head yet again. Late last year, the hoax had millions of Facebook users scrambling to either try it out, or hide out! Read More
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