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Student's Facebook Photos Stolen and Posted to Pornographic Site | facecrooks.com - 0 views

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    The FBI is investigating an incident where pictures of teen girls were taken from Facebook and placed on a pornographic website. The victim's ages range from 14-17 years old.
Doug Peterson

Keylogger poses as Facebook and Microsoft, steals login credentials | The Barracuda Lab... - 0 views

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    Most computer users have a haunting fear that somehow malware will find a way to sneak onto their PCs  when they are not looking. The truth is that while this does sometimes happen, the most common types of malware rely on trickery to invade and infect your computer.
Doug Peterson

Here's How Facebook Recruits Elite Engineers - 1 views

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    As I've just finished the interviewing/hiring process at Facebook, I thought it would be helpful to share some of the insights I gained, particularly for our many portfolio companies who are searching for talent.
Doug Peterson

Teen finds bugs in Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft code | InSecurity Complex - CNET ... - 0 views

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    When he's not at school, 15-year-old Cim Stordal spends his time playing the Team Fortress video game, shooting his Airsoft pellet gun, and working in a fish shop in Bergen, Norway. But his real passion is finding bugs in software used by millions of people on the Internet.
Doug Peterson

10 Questions with Facebook Research Engineer - Andrei Alexandrescu | Server-Side Magazine - 0 views

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    Today we caught up with Andrei Alexandrescu for a "10 Question" interview. He is a Romanian born research engineer at Facebook living in the US, you can contact him on his website erdani.com or @incomputable.
Doug Peterson

Why you should NOT install 'Fun & Entertaining' Facebook applications | facecrooks.com - 0 views

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    We often have readers ask us questions about specific Facebook applications. Some apps generate an enormous amount of spam and can annoy the heck out of your Facebook friends. Others are outright scams and should be avoided entirely. For example, any application offering to show you who has viewed your profile, who your Facebook stalkers are etc., are guaranteed to be fraudulent. Facebook doesn't allow developers access to the data required to create apps like this.
Doug Peterson

Is Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads? | Naked Security - 0 views

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    Has Apple really partnered up with Facebook? Is the social network really giving away free Apple iPhones and iPads to randomly selected individuals?
Doug Peterson

600,000+ compromised account logins every day on Facebook, official figures reveal | Na... - 0 views

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    New official statistics revealed by the social networking giant reveal that 0.06% of the more than billion logins that they have each day are compromised.
    Put another way, that's more than 600,000 per day - or, if you really like to make your mind melt, one every 14 milliseconds.
Doug Peterson

Facebook's New Way to Combat Child Pornography - NYTimes.com - 0 views

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    Microsoft says it has refined a technology it created called PhotoDNA to identify the worst of these disturbing images - even if they are cropped or otherwise altered - and cull through large amounts of data quickly and accurately enough to police the world's largest online services.
Doug Peterson

Facebook Attracts More Phishing Attacks Than Google and IRS - 0 views

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    New research from Kaspersky Lab shows that the number of phishing attacks on social networks has increased in the first quarter of 2010, especially at Facebook, the fourth most popular online target.
Doug Peterson

With friends like these ... Tom Hodgkinson on the politics of the people behind Faceboo... - 0 views

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    Facebook has 59 million users - and 2 million new ones join each week. But you won't catch Tom Hodgkinson volunteering his personal information - not now that he knows the politics of the people behind the social networking site
Doug Peterson

How Facebook fixed the site: they turned it off and on again. Literally | Technology | ... - 0 views

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    How Facebook fixed the site: they turned it off and on again. Literally
    An unusual database problem at the giant social networking site could only be cured by taking the sort of action you normally take with a misbehaving PC
Doug Peterson

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    The value of Facebook in comparison form.
Doug Peterson

Facebook awarded over $360 million damages against spammer | Naked Security - 0 views

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    Facebook's security team have reason to celebrate as they have claimed another scalp in the ongoing fight against spammers on the social network.
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