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social-networking security


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


Gartner: Loosen up on social networks, security

The IT consulting firm tells its clients that a locked-down, controlled computing infrastructure is not only impossible, it's a bad idea.

By October 19, 2009


Security Bites 120: When social networks host malware

This week, guest Ryan Naraine talks about social-media malware, among other security-related things, with CNET's Robert Vamosi.

By October 31, 2008


Google snaps up security firm Impermium

Startup Impermium gives Google's already-solid security a boost in combating spam, fraud, and abuse. It could be a good fit for Google+.

By January 15, 2014


Twitter to roll out new password security control?

Word has it that the social network is planning to debut two-factor authentication to cut down on user account hacking.

By April 23, 2013


Twitter buys Android security firm Whisper Systems

According to Whisper Systems, its current software will still be offered after the transaction is completed.

By November 28, 2011


For Hulu, Facebook Connect becomes a security headache

Video-streaming site pulls the plug on plan to allow Facebook users to log in, after programmer's error exposes personal information.

By July 1, 2011


Critical security risk posed by new 'Boonana' Trojan horse for OS X

A new Trojan horse malware that affects Mac OS X has been uncovered by Macintosh Security site SecureMac. The Trojan is called "trojan.osx.boonana.a" and is being disguised as a video and distributed through social-networking sites like Facebook.

By October 27, 2010


Symantec unveils 2011 betas of security software

Improvements to Norton Internet Security suite and Norton AntiVirus include faster scan times and the need for less memory, company says.

By April 19, 2010


In their words: Experts weigh in on Mac vs. PC security

CNET asks a host of security experts which of the major operating-system platforms is more secure for consumers. Here's what they have to say.

By February 1, 2010