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    FaceBook and security

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    Facebook has had its challenges with security issues as well. They had a virus last fall that targeted users and created spam messages and sent them to the infected users' friends via the Facebook site. They also had chain letters telling users that Facebook was going to start charging them to use the site. In response, Facebook took actions to contain the work and delete the Spam chain letters. They also updated their security page to include best practices for users to help them avoid phishing attacks. I think one of the biggest lessons users should remember is that no valid site will ask for vital information over the Internet, such as account numbers, passwords and such. Explain...

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    You would think that it would be obvious by now, yet surprisingly, spammers and phishers still get away with an awful lot when it comes to stealing user's private ...

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