Eight Internet giants have formally urged the US president and Congress to reform and limit government surveillance, and have offered several suggestions on how to do it.
To fully understand the privacy of Facebook and how it's likely to evolve, you need to understand one thing: Facebook executives want everyone to be public.
A recently unearthed potential Facebook security vulnerability can turn out to be a boon for stalkers or social engineers trying to get their friendship request accepted by a target and use that access to wreak damage or gather crucial information.
Creating a Facebook page, making it popular and followed by many by using a number of approaches, then finally selling it to the highest bidder that’s interested in spamming the willing followers is the usual operating mode and the final goal of Facebook scammers.
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.