Facebook – Bug Bounty Hunters paid $1.3 Million in 2014

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Paying security researchers to privately identify areas of vulnerability helps strengthen security overtime and this is a good investment process for Facebook given its huge user base http://facecrooks.com/Internet-Safety-Privacy/Facebook-Paid-Bug-Bounty-Hunters-1-3-Million-2014.html/ There‚Äôs no doubt that Facebook has a problem with malware, spam and cybercrime on its pages. However, it has gone to great lengths to combat these issues […]

EMAIL – Cloudmark highlights dangerous attachment extentions

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This PC magazine article shares dangerous file extension in addition to EXE that users should avoid http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/spam/331629-tasty-spam-watch-out-for-attachments Most of us now know that if you see a file with the .exe extension as an email attachment, then that file is up to no good and you shouldn’t click on it. But .exe files aren’t the […]

EMAIL – Fraudulent 419 scams include Ebola theme

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This PC magazine article warns on 419 scams now include Ebola information to make more realistic. The vast majority of users avoid these scams, but there are enough victims to be profitable, even when odds are less than 1 out of 1,000 http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/spam/332430-tasty-spam-ebola-scam-infects-inboxes Many users are familiar with the 419 scam, named for the section […]


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