It was strike two for the Albania Pirate Group, as Facebook shut down the hacker group’s page for the second time this month, preventing its sharing of RDP (Windows Remote Desktop) logins via the social network.
After California passed a law banning employers from asking from social media passwords, one CEO fired back in a blog post, criticizing the state for restricting businesses from being able to fully use the resources available to them to make the best hires.
As the link between Facebook usage and work comes under closer scrutiny, several states have made it a law that employers cannot request social media passwords to check up on their employees. California companies and public universities will not be able to ask for social media or email passwords, according to a law signed Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Illinois Wednesday joined several other states around the country in the fight to keep Facebook login information private from employers. Gov. Pat Quinn signed what has become known as the “Facebook bill,” preventing employers in Illinois from asking for a worker’s password on social media sites.
Have you ever wondered what advice a hacker would give you to protect your Facebook account from his or her kind? Core Security, a provider of predictive security intelligence solutions, got the scoop from some of its staffers.
Six out of 10 teens have witnessed cruel behavior online, and 93 percent of those who have said it took place on Facebook, according to the results of a new study by McAfee, which also found that only one out of four parents is aware of that behavior.
One of our readers decided to change their Facebook password and encountered a dialog box asking if they changed it because their account was hacked, or if they just wanted to change it.
The fight to protect Facebook users’ passwords and other private information is taking place on both the national and state level, as the Assembly in California passed a bill Thursday that would deny employers from accessing anything designated as private by users of Facebook and other social networks.
Maryland could become the first state in the U.S. to prohibit employers from requesting current and prospective employees’ Facebook passwords.
With the issue of employers, school administrators, and others demanding users of Facebook and other social networks to surrender their passwords still festering, BackgroundCheck.org has proposed a bill of rights for social network users.