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Facebook launches new safety feature that allows users to lock their profiles
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Facebook launches new safety feature that allows users to lock their profiles

This Facebook feature will let one can restrict access to photos, timelines and posts from non-friends in a single click.

Facebook will now send you a notification when your data is shared with a third-party app
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Facebook will now send you a notification when your data is shared with a third-party app

Facebook says that the feature will be triggered every time a user logs into a third-party app using Facebook Login.

Facebook to block fake US DHS accounts who are spying on profiles of foreigners
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Facebook to block fake US DHS accounts who are spying on profiles of foreigners

“Law enforcement authorities are required to use their real names on Facebook and we make this policy clear,” Facebook spokeswoman

Facebook to open a pop-up café in London to encourage privacy checks
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Facebook to open a pop-up café in London to encourage privacy checks

The cafe will give out free drinks to anyone who takes part in a privacy checkup.

Facebook didn't warn users of security vulnerability according to a court filing
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Facebook didn't warn users of security vulnerability according to a court filing

The lawsuit stems from Facebook’s security breach when hackers stole login codes or access tokens

Facebook keeps a list of people it deems to be a threat and then tracks their movements
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Facebook keeps a list of people it deems to be a threat and then tracks their movements

Security employees at Facebook can use Facebook’s own product to identify and track deemed threats.

Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook's against new claims in data breach controversy
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Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook's against new claims in data breach controversy

Zuckerberg featured in an email from 2012 where he mulled selling data to developers.

Facebook announces new features to prevent harassment on its platform as well as on Messenger
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Facebook announces new features to prevent harassment on its platform as well as on Messenger

Facebook is building on existing features to prevent fake and inauthentic accounts on its platform. The feature allows them to identify fake accounts.

Facebook's account recovery feature comes with a critical flaw, claims researcher
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Facebook's account recovery feature comes with a critical flaw, claims researcher

A security researcher claims to have spotted a flaw in Facebook's account recovery feature that can let anyone easily break into your account -- that too, without you ever noticing, media reported on Friday.

Facebook adds tools to prevent repeat sharing of banned images, to fight 'revenge porn'
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Facebook adds tools to prevent repeat sharing of banned images, to fight 'revenge porn'

Facebook Inc is adding tools on Wednesday to make it easier for users to report so-called "revenge porn" and to automatically prevent the images from being shared again once they have been banned, the company said.

Facebook celebrates fifth anniversary of 'Bug Bounty' program, paid $5 million till date
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Facebook celebrates fifth anniversary of 'Bug Bounty' program, paid $5 million till date

Facebook is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its 'Bug Bounty' program. Bug Bounty program is one of the most important programs in the cyber security industry.

Facebook teams up with Kaspersky Labs to rid malicious software
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Facebook teams up with Kaspersky Labs to rid malicious software

Facebook announced on Tuesday it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for users of the world's biggest social network.

Facebook asks users to change passwords following Adobe hack
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Facebook asks users to change passwords following Adobe hack

The Adobe hack effect seems to be spreading wider. Facebook has now started issuing warnings to some of its users, asking them to change their passwords to

Hacker who exposed Facebook bug to get reward from unexpected source
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Hacker who exposed Facebook bug to get reward from unexpected source

A man who hacked into Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page to expose a software bug is getting donations from hackers around the world...

Facebook clears the air over its White Hat security programme
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Facebook clears the air over its White Hat security programme

In the eye of a storm for not providing a Palestinian white-hat for exposing a vulnerability bug on Mark Zuckerberg’s profile, Facebook has aimed to

Facebook security team ignores bug report; hacker breaks into Zuckerberg's wall to report it
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Facebook security team ignores bug report; hacker breaks into Zuckerberg's wall to report it

How far will you go to get a well-intentioned motive of yours heard? If you’re this Palestinian Information Security Expert, you would not shy away from

Virus targets the social network in new fraud twist
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Virus targets the social network in new fraud twist

As social media has become increasingly influential in shaping reputations, hackers have used their computer skills to create and sell false endorsements...