Privacy/Security

  • Facebook Revamps Privacy Basics

    … the audience selector to choose who will see each of your posts–just your friends, everyone or specific people you select. Increase your account security by turning on login approvals: You’ll get a unique security code each time you access your Facebook account from a new device. Readers: Have you ever accessed Facebook’s Privacy Basics? What are your thoughts? …

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  • Unlock Facebook With a Physical Security Key?

    … Facebook announced support for physical security keys with certain web browsers and mobile devices. Security engineer Brad Hill said in a Facebook Security note that the option is an alternative to the two-factor authentication solution it currently offers, whereby users receive security codes for login approvals via text messages. He wrote…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Mobile Shopping Is on the Rise, But Security Is at Risk (Infographic)

    … The proliferation of mobile devices has had a large impact on everything from advertising to user behavior and shopping habits. An infographic from mobile security provider Trustlook examines user behavior on mobile during the holiday season and the issues with mobile device security. Mobile shopping has become core to the online shopping…

    Inside Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

    … that someone you care about may be thinking about injuring themselves, you can report it anonymously, and we will connect your friend to organizations that offer help. We have teams working 24 hours per day, seven days per week around the world to review these reports. On a non-safety-related note, Systrom also announced that Instagram will add the ability for users to like comments by tapping an adjacent heart icon “in the coming weeks.” Readers: What are your thoughts on the safety features Instagram announced Tuesday? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Whose Data Is It Anyway?

    … for criminal activity, that raises red flags, as well. While Twitter hasn’t been able to do much about rampant racism, it has been firm with law enforcement about perceived snooping. Most recently, after an American Civil Liberties Union report accused surveillance startup GeoFeedia of “spying,” Twitter and Facebook cut off GeoFeedia’s data stream…

    AllFacebookin Google Facebook Twitter- 11 readers -
  • SSL Is Now the Default on Tumblr

    … SSL (secure sockets layer) is finally the default for new blogs on Tumblr. Security engineer Josh Hixson announced the move via tweet (embedded below), crediting fellow Tumblr security engineer Kelly Lum: Thanks to @aloria, new @Tumblr blogs have SSL enabled by default! Steady progress towards a bright, HTTPS-only blog network future — Josh…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 10 readers -
  • Businesses Still Neglecting Cybersecurity (Infographic)

    … failure for businesses. 66 percent of the security and IT professionals surveyed said their organizations are unprepared to recover from a cyber attack, and 75 percent lack a formal incident response plan, which has not changed since last year. John Bruce, CEO and co-founder of Resilient, which was recently acquired by IBM, notes that companies…

    Inside Facebook- 23 readers -
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