Not ones to miss an opportunity, malware peddlers are piggybacking on the fact that Facebook is blocking the accounts of certain users and demanding they change their passwords in the wake of the Adobe breach, and have begun sending out malicious password request emails.
The recent Guinness-world-record-sized breach at Adobe is poised to cause many problems for the users whose login information was compromised.
Dubbed The Internet Bug Bounty, it is sponsored by the two Internet giants and is aimed at anyone who discovers vulnerabilities in a series of open source programming languages, web apps, software, app frameworks, HTTP servers, as well as the OpenSSL implementation, Chrome, IE, Adobe Reader and Flash sandboxes, and the “Internet” in general.
You know you shouldn't post potentially damaging data on Facebook, but more often that not, your friends don't think twice about it, and this can impact you even more than you think.
Once again, Facebook is doing away with a feature that many users didn't even know they could use, but a small, privacy-conscious minority is glad to have (had).
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