The Facebook scam is a familiar phenomenon to every user of the popular social network, and most of them have fallen for it at one time or another as it only takes a moment of distraction to click on an interesting link.
MetaIntell has uncovered a significant security vulnerability in the Facebook SDK (V3.15.0) for both iOS and Android.
Facebook users, beware: a new viral campaign aimed at saddling you with a Bitcoin mining Trojan has been spotted.
A successful legal challenge has forced the UK’s top counter-terrorism official to reveal the (until now) secret government policy that allows the GCHQ to intercept British residents' emails, text messages, and communications sent via Facebook and other social networking sites and webmail services, as well as web searches made via Google - all without needing a warrant.
Putting a friend on Facebook on your "private" list does not guarantee you that anyone else won't be able to spot the relationship, says researcher Shay Priel, managing partner and CTO at CyberInt.