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Facebook scams – the ‘classics’ and how to avoid them

But some things on Facebook haven’t changed - namely, the scams. It’s not that cybercriminals are unoriginal - it’s just that there are a few Facebook scams which work again and again. Here's why.

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Facebook privacy – is Messenger watching you?

Facebook's new Messenger app has spared privacy concerns after a list of Permisssions appears to show the app could be taking video of users in secret, according to the Washington Post.

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Week in Security: Tor in turmoil, USB ports in a storm, Android app attack

This week in security news saw the world’s researchers discover a whole new range of Achilles Heels for PCs, the online privacy service Tor, and even ‘connected’ gadgets such as internet fridges.

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Facebook privacy – the 20,000 who just logged out (and why)

Set up in the wake of Facebook's controversial 'experiment', the 99 Days project aims to work out a more profound question: does the site make us happy?

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Facebook scams target grieving families of Flight MH17

Callous cybercriminals have used the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy as a lure for Facebook scams - creating fake profiles for victims of the crash.

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‘Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 found’ Facebook hoax

A link showing the nose of an airliner jutting above the waves, with the headline, ‘Malaysian Air Flight MH370 found by sailor’ has been circulating on Facebook this week, according to a report by Hoax-Slayer - but the link is a new scam.

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Facebook settings – five steps for better privacy and security

Facebook has faced repeated controversy over privacy, with features such as Graph Search revealing information which users might have forgotten they ever “shared”. But there are steps users can take to manage the way Facebook uses their information.

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World Cup scams: team tactics to keep you safe

With the World Cup in Brazil poised to begin, the whole world is watching - and that includes cybercriminals. Here's the latest on scam sites, phishing and how to enjoy surfing safely during the competition.

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Facebook roller coaster accident video scam spreads fast – but don’t click

Posts promising gruesome footage of a roller coaster accident at Universal Studios in Florida in which 16 people supposedly died are spreading fast on the social network - with victims fooled into spreading the scam to their friends.

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Two-thirds of parents spy “regularly” on children’s social media accounts

Two-thirds of the respondents to the survey admitted to using various methods to check on children “without their knowledge" - and one-fifth had found "incriminating" posts which they confronted children about.

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