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Facebook likejacking scam via Twitter

The tweet your receive is ”we are looking for twitter members to try our brand new product at twitgiveaway,com”, mostly as a reply to one of your tweets. There is no mistake in the URL: “twitgiveaway,com”. There is indeed a comma … Continue reading

Microsoft, Apple, Facebook victims of Java exploits

We wrote several times that when Oracle fixed quickly the security holes in Java, it did not have enough time to address the source of the problem. This can be now seen more clear after big names in the IT … Continue reading

Improve your security #11: Enable two-factor authentication

It might sound complicated, but remember that with more security the usability (how easy is to use the service) always suffers a little bit. The reward at the end is that you can sleep in peace that nobody will enter … Continue reading

Old Facebook likejacking scam in use again: “[SHOCKING] At 14, she did that in the public school”

We wrote last year a couple of times about Facebook likejacking scams. A likejacking scam is an attempt to lure Facebook users to click on a post in order to see something very interesting. For example, “Dad walks in on Daughter… … Continue reading

How to enable two-factor authentication for Facebook

Facebook has introduced some time ago two-factor authentication for Login. This means that if someone or  something tries to login using your account, there will be two steps needed: authentication using username and password (something that you know) and a … Continue reading

Why everybody should use two-factor authentication

The most obvious answer to this question is: because it makes your accounts more secure and it gives you the peace of mind you need. What is two-factor or two-step authentication? According to Wikipedia, two-factor authentication (TFA, T-FA or 2FA) is … Continue reading

Avira is now in the Facebook AV Marketplace

Facebook launched six month ago the AV Marketplace and according to the company, they had over 30 million views. Since Tuesday, 16.10.2012, Avira is also present there with two solutions: For PC – Avira Free Antivirus and for Mac, Avira Free Mac Security. … Continue reading

Facebook myths and fakes

There is not a single week when we don’t see a new Facebook scam. We name scam everything that tries to fool the user to do something which he usually wouldn’t do or shouldn’t do: click on something – called … Continue reading