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October 17, 2011  5:09 PM

Why you should stop posting these five things on Facebook



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cyber security, Facebook, Online Scams, Security

If you’re not already a member of MakeUseOf, I highly suggest you join. They have a wealth of information that can make your lives and jobs easier. Today’s tip comes from a MakeUseOf email I just received. These are

August 28, 2011  2:51 PM

How to set up Facebook’s two-factor authentication



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, how to, Two-factor authentication

For some time now, Facebook has offered two-factor authentication that allows you to force the entry of a code whenever there is a log-in attempt from an unrecognized device. This is a very good additional layer of protection against unauthorized log-ins to a user's account. When you consider that...


January 31, 2011  11:50 PM

Facebook Security Threats Continue to Grow



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Fraud, Malware, Social Networking Hacks

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January 30, 2011  3:09 PM

Facebook Enables Always-on HTTPS



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Firesheep, hackers, https, Session hijacking, SSL, wifi

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September 17, 2010  1:24 AM

Panda Security Publishes Findings from 1st Annual Social Media Risk Index for SMBs



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Privacy, Security best practice, Social media, Twitter, YouTube

If you're not familiar with this great company, you need to be. I've written about them here on several occasions. It seems to me that in this highly competitive security industry, these people just seem to want to do it right. They have great products and they're attentive to their clients and...


July 21, 2010  1:23 AM

Facebook is in trouble with Germany



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Privacy, Social Engineering

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June 17, 2010  1:45 AM

Farmville and Sex and the City 2 Used as Bait to Hijack Facebook’s “Like” Button



Posted by: Ken Harthun
click fraud, Facebook, Scam

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May 28, 2010  12:52 AM

Facebook Announces Privacy Redesign



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Privacy, Social Networking Hacks, Web 2.0 Security

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May 28, 2010  12:35 AM

Software for Secure Computing: Privacy Settings Scanner for Facebook



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Privacy, Social Networking Hacks, Software for Secure Computing, Web 2.0 Security

Well, I had already had this queued for publication before Facebook decided to change their privacy policy in the wake of significant user feedback. That will be the subject of my next post. Just to be sure the new policy didn't break anything, I tested this scanner again and it still works. So...


April 9, 2010  12:06 AM

Warning: Facebook Password Reset Spoof



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Facebook, Hacking, Social Networking Hacks

Facebook users may receive an email with the subject "Facebook Password Reset Confirmation! Customer Support." It's bogus. The text reads:

Dear user of facebook,

Because of the measures taken to provide safety to our clients, your password has been changed.
You can find your...


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