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  • Top 10 Facebook scams

    01.08.2014

    American singer and actress Taylor Swift has lost her scam mojo, as her fake sex tape spreading on Facebook was excluded from the top ten most successful scams, according to Bitdefender.

  • Facebook scams now lead to exploit kits

    23.07.2014

    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.

  • Facebook SDK flaw allows unauthorized access to Facebook accounts

    01.07.2014

    MetaIntell has uncovered a significant security vulnerability in the Facebook SDK (V3.15.0) for both iOS and Android.

  • Bitcoin miner lurking on Facebook

    19.06.2014

    Facebook users, beware: a new viral campaign aimed at saddling you with a Bitcoin mining Trojan has been spotted.

  • GCHQ legally intercepts Google, Facebook users' communications

    18.06.2014

    A successful legal challenge has forced the UKs 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.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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