Explained: like-farming

Like-farming is a popular method on social media to harvest as many likes and shares as possible in order to increase the value of a site or domain. But what happens when scammers get in the game?

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A week in security (Oct 16 – Oct 22)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 16th of October to the 22nd. This week, we reported about a Facebook hoax, a noteworthy DDoS attack, ransomware, and exploit kit campaigns. We also made several company announcements.

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Facebook will make all posts public. Not!

You may have seen such odd posts on your Facebook friends feed lately. If you wonder what those are really about, read on.

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New celebrity death hoax hits Facebook

Celebrity death hoaxes are not new, yet every now and then someone with a public name can land on these bogus news headlines in an attempt by social engineers and hoaxers to gain traction and let the nature of the internet take its course.

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