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Facebook: Enemy #1

Facebook has decided (without asking you) that developers of Facebook apps will now be allowed to harvest your personal contact information. Yes, that's as bad as it sounds. Actually, it's even worse if you understand what can be done with this kind of information in the hands of criminals or malicious people.

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If you aren’t paying for the product, you are the product

"If you aren't paying for the product, you are the product." It's unclear where that quote first originated but in the internet world, no truer words have been spoken. And that brings us to Facebook, where the users are the product. That's right, Facebook is a service, but the users are the product. More specifically, […]

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Facebook Launches Location Based Stalking Tool

Facebook announced that it will shortly launche a "Location Based Stalking Tool", err, I mean, "Product". This service will let everyone spy on your current location. In other words your stalkers will know where you are, and your local burglars and bad guys will know where you aren't.  What could possibly go wrong?

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Facebook Hack #641,287: The “Dislike” Button

Facebook users by and large have the inherent gullibility of a 2-year old. They'll fall for anything, which makes them the proverbial low-hanging fruit of the internet. The latest shiny thing they can be tricked into clicking on is the "Dislike Button", which of course is just another way to trick them into displaying their […]

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Facebook Hacked Again? Say It Isn’t So!

Since news of new Facebook hacks continue to appear with the regularity of the rising Sun, we'll soon be changing the name of this blog to "Daily Facebook Hacks". Or maybe "Facebook Hack Of The Hour". Yes, gentle reader, shocking as it may be, another Facebook exploit was just announced. This time it's a spam […]

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Another Exploit Just For Facebook

It seems like Facebook is the hacking community's wet dream, the sunny playland that's always packed with childlike users who are easily convinced to hand over the keys to their privacy and security. For about the last day or so a series of attacks have exploited Facebook's 'Like' feature through a simple clickjacking exploit. Using […]

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