Is Social Network Privacy on the Right Track ?

by George Lucian Petre, on 01.12.2011

Where to after the settlement of the FTC vs. Facebook confrontation? read more

Project Mayhem 2012 – Where, and when, may the Fawkes Virus surface?

by George Lucian Petre, on 18.11.2011

Anonymous claims it’s ready to unleash its mysterious “Fawkes Virus” on popular social networking sites after what it calls a testing period on Facebook. read more

Could This Be the 'Fawkes Virus'?

by George Lucian Petre, on 12.11.2011

How suspicious number one looks like read more

Phishy Honeypots: The Twitter Scams Picture

by George Lucian Petre, on 09.11.2011

When we started Safego for Twitter in August, we were curious about the structure of Twitter threats. We had multiple honeypots to analyze it and, since Twitter is so open, we had access to the scams that were publicly spread. But we still didn't have a clear picture of direct messages attacks. read more

When two plus two equals three. How grim is the Facebook account hijacking picture?

by George Lucian Petre, on 01.11.2011

Last week Facebook published a fascinating info-graphic on its security and anti-spam measures, as well as the size of the Facebook account hijacking phenomenon. read more

Thoughts from the battlefield - One year of fighting with social scams

by George Lucian Petre, on 27.10.2011

A year ago today, we launched Safego to protect Facebook users from scammers. In human time, it seems very recent. In scammer time, it seems like an eternity. read more

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

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

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