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  • Facebook slowly fine-tuning its popular ThreatExchange

    26.06.2015

    Facebook's ThreatExchange, which was unveiled this February, is apparently a hit with organizations, and they are vocal about the ways they believe it could be improved.

  • Facebook introduces end-to-end encryption for notifications

    01.06.2015

    Facebook is testing out an experimental new feature that will enable people to add OpenPGP public keys to their profile, and gives users the option of receiving notification emails sent from Facebook in encrypted form.

  • European Internet users urged to protect themselves against Facebook tracking

    18.05.2015

    In the wake of the revelations about Facebook's tracking of users who do not own a Facebook account, the Belgian Privacy Commission has issued a set of recommendations for both Facebook, website owners and end users.

  • How to keep your Facebook account secure

    07.04.2015

    When last November Facebook asked users to comment the proposed changes to the social network's terms of use, data policy, and cookies policy, it also introduced Privacy Basics, a page offering easy-to-understand interactive guides that explain some of the most commonly asked questions about Facebook use.

  • Payments via Facebook Messenger soon to be a reality

    18.03.2015

    A few months from now, US-based users of Facebook's Messenger app will be able to send and receive money via it for free, the company has announced on Tuesday.




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Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


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