Monday, May 4, 2009

Facebook Boosts Security After Dual Phishing Attacks

Facebook has begun using MarkMonitor's antifraud services after two phishing attacks on Facebook users. Attacks on the site urged users to visit and Victims of the attacks were critical of Facebook for not having anti-phishing security in place. MarkMonitor said Facebook's success makes it a natural target for attacks.
Facebook has brought in some soldiers to fight the war against malware and phishing scams on the social-networking site. After two different malware attacks this week, Facebook announced it would begin using San Francisco-based MarkMonitor's antifraud services as an additional layer of protection against attacks.

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