The false promise of being able to see who viewed users’ Facebook profiles is once again being used as bait on a phishing trip, as security firm Symantec reported in a blog post that this particular scam was designed to loosely resemble Facebook’s login page, but unsuspecting Web surfers will fall victim to the Infostealer strain of malware.
The Facebook Antivirus Marketplace is now available in seven new languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Portuguese.
Social rich-media advertising platform Moontoast announced the hires of a vice president of engineering and a sales director for New York.
Facebook introduced its Antivirus Marketplace in April, featuring free downloads and six-month licenses of security software from Microsoft, McAfee, Trend Micro, Sophos, and Symantec. Tuesday, nearly six months after launch, the social network announced seven new partners.
A Platform for Good, a new online resource from the Family Online Safety Institute aimed at parents, teachers, and teens, launched Wednesday after being initially announced in February, and FOSI member Facebook plugged the launch in a note on the Facebook Safety page.
Norton parent Symantec announced the release of two new free tools to help Facebook users avoid likejacking scams.
Just as students start returning to school, the experts at Facebook have released a new guide to security, aimed at helping teachers, parents and young adults keep their online accounts safe.