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 Post subject: Facebook Safety
PostPosted: 23 Dec 2010, 21:53 
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Recently I came across this Facebook page and I thought it might help those of you who use Facebook applications a lot. http://www.facebook.com/SophosSecurity

They give updates on which applications are carrying viruses. A lot of them have been coming out lately. They also give you information on how to clean up your Facebook if you do in fact get infected by something.

I've noticed a lot of my friends fall for these pages. I mean, it's pretty obvious that the "This video made her fall asleep in five seconds!" ones are spam... but I guess they're getting pretty crafty?



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 Post subject: Facebook Safety
PostPosted: 16 Jan 2011, 02:31 
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But how can I avoid the temptation of knowing "What She Doesn't Want You To Know" or "The AWESOMEST Kitty Vid EV4R!"? Neat that someone is actually keeping security tabs on the Facebook applications (didn't know they were that popular as a virus spreader these days).


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 Post subject: Facebook Safety
PostPosted: 17 Jan 2011, 12:56 
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Apparently just about every one of those "First Status Evar!" and most of the quiz applications (including the "answer questions about your friends" types) carry trojans. It's a little scary that Facebook doesn't keep tabs on that AT ALL.



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 Post subject: Facebook Safety
PostPosted: 18 Mar 2011, 12:28 
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Here is somethings to look out for:

http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/112364/biggest-facebook-security-threats?mod=family-kids_parents



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