Facebook’s active-user count is rapidly approaching one billion. The world’s largest social network, which has long been a popular target and platform for attackers, will only become a more relevant outlet for scams and other fraud as it continues to grow. While the target grows, so too does the need to secure our accounts. With that in mind, we will discuss some simple ways of bolstering the security of our Facebook accounts in the second installment of our how-to video series.
You’re Not as Secure as You Think
Small Business Security Infographic via Veracode
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Android Malware: A Threat Rising at a Meteoric Rate
Infographic via Kaspersky Lab
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Visualizing Botnets via Unveillance
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Cloudflare CEO: AT&T Voicemail Hack Key To Compromise
Loose security protecting voice mailboxes at mobile carrier AT&T provided a key element necessary to successfully hack the Google Enterprise Apps account of tech firm CloudFlare, according to an account of the hack posted by CEO Matthew Prince.
Infographic via Cloudflare
Flame Malware C&C Timeline
Infographic via OpenDNS
“Researchers at Kaspersky Lab, domain registrar GoDaddy and OpenDNS have taken steps to cut off Internet access for machines infected with the Flame worm. In the process, the researchers say they uncovered a large and complex command and control infrastructure of more than 80 Web domains and collected clues that put the origins of Flame as early as 2008.”
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Exploring ‘The Deep Web’
The Deep or Invisible Web consists of the parts of the Internet that are not reported by normal search engines. Researches claim that standard search engines index only a small portion of the overall web, the remaining parts of which remain largely unknown.