Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions “Cyber intrusions and attacks – many of them originating overseas – are targeting our businesses, stealing trade secrets, and costing American jobs,” says President Obama.
It’s likely that every single day, you use a messaging app to communicate with friends and family. It’s also likely that the messaging app you’re using is unequipped to protect your privacy.
Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is not Mark Zurckerberg.
Another day, another email scam that uses Facebook to trick unsuspecting users into visiting a shady pharmaceutical site. If the word “another” is confusing you, let’s just say that this style of scam isn’t making its first lap around the track. […]
As more and more people join social networks like Facebook and Twitter, it only gets easier for scam artists to pick off a few non-discerning users. The latest scam that’s making its way across Facebook offers to change your user interface to a cool, new color if you’re sick of the boring old Facebook blue. […]
If you receive an email that looks like it’s from Facebook and says that you’ve been tagged in a photo, you may want to scour it for abnormalities. That’s because the latest malware on the loose involves a common Facebook email notification. […]
Back in April, Facebook launched the Facebook Anti-Virus Marketplace, which allows users to obtain free trials of anti-virus software from big names like McAfee, Sophos, Symantec, and Microsoft. They also incorporated those company’s databases into their own URL blacklist database to better help them sniff out potential threats on the site. […]