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social-networking security


Facebook launches social network for security pros

Facebook's new ThreatExchange will allow corporate security professionals to share cybersecurity information and better protect themselves from hackers.

By February 11, 2015


Facebook, Kaspersky tag team in social network malware crackdown

The companies are working together to keep users safe from phishing campaigns, data theft and malware infection.

By June 26, 2015


Non-creepy social networks make it to your smartphone

In response to fears over privacy, small social networks offer encryption and refrain from selling user data. Now their services are coming to mobile devices.

By June 15, 2015


Prevent unauthorized use of material you share on social networks

Anyone can send unlicensed users a takedown notice, but the only way to collect damages for a violation of your copyright on the images, videos, and other items you post is to register them with your friendly local copyright office.

By January 24, 2014


Snowden offered job at Russia's top social network

Hours after the fugitive was given temporary asylum in Russia, the country's hugely popular VKontakte site offers him work as a programmer.

By August 1, 2013


Children's privacy law catches on to apps, social networks

The FTC updates rules tied to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, or COPPA, but the changes won't really affect companies like Apple or Facebook.

By December 19, 2012


Protect yourself from social-network malware (video)

Forget e-mail spam. Online miscreants are now all over popular social-media sites, and they're out to steal your identity. CNET's Sumi Das shows how you can protect yourself.

By November 13, 2012


How to secure your personal data on social networks

Worried about handing over personal data via apps you use in social networks like Facebook and Twitter? Take control with this guide.

By July 9, 2012


New social network Menshn launches in UK with security holes

Hackers have already found digital leaks in the twitter-style social network from Conservative MP Louise Mensch.

By June 25, 2012


Feds snoop on social-network accounts without warrants

Justice Department report shows real-time surveillance targeting social networks and e-mail providers jumped 80 percent from 2010 to 2011. The ACLU says current law doesn't protect Americans' privacy.

By September 27, 2012