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  • Facebook to fix flaw that can force iPhones to make calls

    26.08.2014

    Facebook will soon be pushing out an update to its iOS Messenger app meant to patch a vulnerability that could allow attackers to place pricy calls from users' phones by simply making them click on a web link.

  • Most Facebook email notifications are now encrypted

    21.08.2014

    95% of Facebook's notification emails are now encrypted with both Perfect Forward Secrecy and strict certificate validation, Michael Adkins, a Messaging Integrity Engineer at Facebook, shared on Tuesday.

  • "Facebook color changer" app leads to malware, account hijacking

    11.08.2014

    The change-your-Facebook-color scam is once again targeting inexperienced users of the social network, and they are once again falling for it.

  • Top 10 Facebook scams

    01.08.2014

    American singer and actress Taylor Swift has lost her scam mojo, as her fake sex tape spreading on Facebook was excluded from the top ten most successful scams, according to Bitdefender.

  • Facebook scams now lead to exploit kits

    23.07.2014

    The Facebook scam is a familiar phenomenon to every user of the popular social network, and most of them have fallen for it at one time or another as it only takes a moment of distraction to click on an interesting link.




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