Privacy/Security

  • Facebook Revamps Privacy Basics

    … are sharing their own privacy information on Facebook, along with organizations around the world like the National Cyber Security Alliance, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for Democracy and Technology, who are working to raise awareness of how to take charge of your information online. In addition to visiting Privacy Basics, we…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
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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- 35 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- 21 readers -
  • Instagram Rolls Out New User Safety Tools

    … Instagram revealed three new safety tools Tuesday: the ability to turn off commenting, to remove followers from private accounts and to anonymously report posts that hint at the intention of self-injury. Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom detailed the new options in a blog post, adding that Tuesday’s announcement marks the first steps…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Whose Data Is It Anyway?

    … for business. Privacy vs. convenience Consumers are often willing to trade privacy for convenience provided they get something back. Many people happily give up their data to Google Maps. In exchange, they get accurate traffic information that can save them many hours over the course of a year. Google literally knows exactly where you are going…

    AllFacebookin Google Facebook Twitter- 17 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- 24 readers -
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