The social network will incorporate anti-malware technology from security provider ESET in an attempt to further protect users from the bad guys.
The world's largest social network will start sharing information it has gathered about the group, and engage in "public namings" to fight back.
Happy 15th birthday to Internet Explorer and AT&T says Net neutrality is indeed onerous and it's all for Verizon and Google's proposal (um, duh). The Facebook "dislike" button finally launches, but it's a scam; WiFi-sniffing aerial drones are the new black, and we celebrate 50 years of broadcasting to the world the following: "looking for a good planet to plunder? Call Earth."
Software giant accuses a St. Petersburg, Russia, resident of writing malware to control and nurture the botnet, which infected 41,000 computers worldwide.
The security threat that never quite goes away is back to torment Facebook users, this time trying to get them to click on a link that promises videos of erotic encounters.
Attacks against Facebook and other social networks are on the rise, though users are becoming more diligent about protecting themselves, according to a new survey.
Led by a former federal high-tech crimes prosecutor, the Facebook security team outsmarts foreign technical attacks, thwarts account hijackers and gets spammers to pay.
Facebook turns to Microsoft to protect users from the polymorphic and persistent Koobface virus.
Spam levels worldwide dropped 12 percent last month following the takedown of a large spam network, but the threat of malware is as strong as ever, according to a report from Fortinet.