Protect The Graph

  • Facebook Open-Sourced Security Tool osquery in Action

    … will receive log lines like the following in your data store (ElasticSearch, Splunk, etc.): It’s clear that a suspicious application called “Phone” was added to this host’s set of startup items Nov. 7 at 9:42 a.m. In November, Palo Alto Networks discovered a new piece of OS X malware called WireLurker. If you have osquery deployed, you can search…

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  • Facebook Tests Onion URL for Tor Users

    … daemon as a reverse proxy into a load balancer, and Facebook traffic requires the protection of SSL over that link. As a result, we have provided an SSL certificate that cites our onion address; this mechanism removes the Tor browser’s “SSL certificate warning” for that onion address and increases confidence that this service really is run…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 readers -
  • How Facebook Protected Users with Dormant Yahoo Email Accounts

    … to receivers a point in time when the ownership of the target mailbox was known to the sender. To help other operators solve this problem and protect their own accounts, we documented our extension via the Internet Engineering Task Force, and the mechanism recently became a proposed standard. You can find it at http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7293. Readers: How active is the email address you registered your Facebook account under? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social EMail Facebook How To's- 10 readers -
  • Facebook Teams Up with USENIX to Award Internet Defense Prize

    … an enthusiastic response from USENIX, we assembled members of the award committee for the annual USENIX Security Symposium to join me in evaluating the submissions they received this year. Looking forward, we want to invite researchers to submit their work for consideration to be a future recipient of the Internet Defense Prize. More details about…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 1 readers -
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