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Facebook Hands Out Free Security Software

Site partners with McAfee to battle rampant cyber attacks

(Newser) - Battered by a recent wave of cyberattacks, Facebook is offering its 350 million users a free six-month trial of McAfee's Internet Security Suite. Hoping to protect users from viruses and other threats, it also announced yesterday that it's partnered with McAfee to develop an online tool to scan and clean... More »

Status-Stealing Spammers Lurk on Twitter, Facebook

Hijacked accounts leave sting of shame

(Newser) - These days a computer virus can hijack not just your hard drive but also your online identity. Twitter and Facebook users are often mortified to learn that viruses have stormed their accounts, sending out messages to all their friends and followers. And all the more embarrassing when co-workers and loved... More »

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