Facebook has announced its new email service which brings together Facebook messages, instant messaging chat and SMS messages in one place. "Before signing up, users need to realise that these new features increase the attack surface on the Facebook platform, and make personal accounts all the more alluring for cybercriminals to break into," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos.
BitDefender released Free Antispam for Linux Mail Servers, aimed at small businesses and individuals who run mail servers in environments other than Windows but are dissatisfied with the lackluster performance of existing open-source or proprietary antispam solutions. BitDefender's antispam engines provide antiphishing, content and attachment filtering.
Firesheep's developers can be satisfied. Not only has Microsoft started contemplating SSL for Bing but - as of yesterday - has provided its Hotmail users with the option of using HTTPS throughout their sessions. In addition to that, SkyDrive, Photos, Docs, and Devices pages will all automatically use SSL encryption.
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