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Five serious security and privacy concerns after f8

by George Lucian Petre, on 26.09.2011

While the Facebook new features will increase interaction between users, privacy and security issues were again pushed to new limits. What should we take care of? read more

Anonymous Snipes at WikiLeaks

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 02.09.2011

The enemy of my enemy is... my enemy? read more

Hacker Group Dumps Brazilian Public Servants Log-ins

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 26.08.2011

High profile `hacktivism’ inspires local copy cats read more

Classic Domain Name Philosophy behind Facebook Scams

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 22.08.2011

Millions of Facebook scam hotspots can easily be created by means of a simple domain name adjustment technique traditionally used to spread malware and spam. read more

LinkedIn's Opt-Out Social Advertising Feature Exposing User Data

by Catalin Cosoi, on 11.08.2011

As of yesterday, business social network LinkedIn has introduced a new feature that exposes profile information, including names and photos as illustrations for third-party ads. The feature has been turned on by default across the platform without either asking for users’ consent or sending an announcement note in advance. read more

Full Facebook SSL Support Question (Still) Met with (Fire)sheepish Grin

by George Lucian Petre, on 19.07.2011

6 months after the introduction of SSL support when browsing on Facebook, sections of several major organizations’ pages & most popular applications on this platform still require users to switch to an unsecure connection. read more

Mobiles makes the world go round, go round, go round

by Catalin Cosoi, on 13.07.2011

Smartphones and corporate environment read more

Second notable privacy flaw for Google+

by George Lucian Petre, on 01.07.2011

Hot on the heels of the news about a reshare bug on Google+, we’ve detected another flaw that should be of real concern to users read more

(Almost) everything you wanted to know about Android malware but were (too) afraid to ask

by Catalin Cosoi, on 20.06.2011

A short recap of the modern history of Android apps' trials and tribulations. read more

Now is the Time for Security Software

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 14.06.2011

It's important to defend the integrity of your business, its partners, its clients, and other associates. With that in mind, more businesses should begin to understand the need for security software due to recent attacks on Google's Gmail accounts. The 'it can happen to you' sentiment is bigger than ever. read more

Daily "Did you know?"

On July 31, 2008, the Koobface computer worm started to target users of Facebook and MySpace; and new variants still constantly appear.

Authors

  • Bitdefender Security Specialists
    Bitdefender Labs
  • Catalin Cosoi
    Chief Security Researcher
  • Dan Lowe
    Dan Lowe, an OEM Senior Marketing Manager, has been working with Bitdefender for the last 3 ½ years. His familiarity with multiple security products from Firewalls to Antivirus has provided him a unique perspective on the security industry.
  • Ligia Adam
    Security Evangelist and Social Media Professional
  • Loredana Botezatu
    Loredana Botezatu – E-threat Analyst – Loredana has been writing about the IT world and e-security for well over five years. She has made a personal goal out of educating computer users about the ins and outs of the cybercrime ecosystem.

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