Tag Archives: Facebook

Facebook Fake Friend Request Scam

Facebook Fake Friend Request Scam

Hackers could be re-purposing your information including photos and bio information and creating bogus accounts using your name structured a little different. The hackers than start sending friend requests to your friends because they know at first glance your friends will accept the friend request. Hackers are getting smarter and more strategic in stealing your […]

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The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

The Roots of Social Networking – Where It Began

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace have dominated the Internet as the most visited websites in the last seven or eight years, beating out information centric sites such as Wikipedia and the search engines Google and Yahoo.  As it turns out, people have attempted to connect with each other through computers since the very […]

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The Perfect Crime

The Perfect Crime

Your location is now known by your friends and family thanks to the service by Foursquare. This would be the perfect time for a former friend to take revenge against you. This so-called friend you pissed off now wants harm done to you like their worst enemy. The prefect crime is about to unfold. You […]

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Facebook Charging Fees?

Facebook Charging Fees?

What if Facebook were to turn off or abbreviate certain features of its popular social network, would you be willing to pay for full access? Let’s say that 10% of the 700 million users were willing to pay a reoccurring monthly fee of $2.99 to enable all features in full. This would equate to almost […]

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Social Networking Dangers – Do You Know Your Friends Well?

Social Networking Dangers – Do You Know Your Friends Well?

Internet Security will always be a concern, and as more and more social networks emerge, identity theft is becoming more easier than ever. “Tweeting Thieves” may become the next generation’s new label for “hacker” – and the catch is you don’t need the expertise to recover data from hard drives in order to do it! […]

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Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook Safer with Web of Trust

Facebook and WOT (Web of Trust) go together like peanut butter and jelly. The WOT Firefox and Internet Explorer add-on can help you stay safer from the dangers on Facebook. We all love to share links on Facebook with our friends and family, but sometimes we don’t know the dangers of what we are sharing […]

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Facebook The Cyber Criminals Network

Facebook The Cyber Criminals Network

The social network giant continues to be targeted by cyber criminals and there’s no evidence on how Facebook will defend against such attacks. One of my biggest concerns is the amount of scams that are displayed via ads on Facebook. When will Facebook start moderating who advertises on their network? Facebook needs to protect its […]

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Beware of Facebook Credits Scam

Beware of Facebook Credits Scam

There’s a chat message going around about getting 500 Facebook credits free. If you receive such a message like the image below, don’t click on the link. The message is not being sent from your friend, it’s from a program that has permission to send messages from your friends account. This scam can easily fool […]

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