NB Productions  Your guide on the Web since 2000
Last Minute Flight Deals - Cheap As Never Before.
 
Spread The Word!

Bookmark and Share

 Subscrib 

 Follow nbproductioncom on Twitter

Navigation
· Home
· Advertising
· Archive
· Articles
· AvantGo
· Downloads
· Encyclopedia
· FAQ
· Forums
· Knowledge Base
· Latest News
· Legal
· Reviews
· Search
· Statistics
· Syndicate
· Topics
· Tutorials
· Web Links
Translator
Select Interface Language:

Affiliates

NSA

Referrals 

Windows 7 Home Page

Vista Home Page

Microsoft : Fast Facts

 Microsoft Fix It

 

Livin Low

Daniel D Low Franklin

Livin Low

Music Artist


1· AC / DC
· Cliff Adams
· Tori Amos
· The Beatles
· Chuck Berry
· Bon Jovi
· Kate Bush
· Clannad
· Eric Clapton
10 · Clark Hutchinson
11 · Joe Cocker
12 · The Corrs
13 · The Cranberries
15 · Deep Purple
16 · Diamond Rio
17 · The Doors
18 · Steve Earle
19 · Fleetwood Mac
20 · Free
21 · Peter Gabriel
22 · Rory Gallagher
23 · Genesis
24 · Goo Goo Dolls
25 · David Gray
26 · Guns''n''Roses
27 ·  Alex Harvey Band
28 · Jimi Hendrix
29 · John Lee Hooker
30 · Humble Pie
31 · Michael Jackson
32 · Janis Joplin
33 · Norah Jones
34 · B. B. King
35 · Jerry Lee Lewis
36 · Amanda Marshall
37 · Matchbox 20
38 · Nine below zero
39 · Sin?ad O''Connor
40 · Pink Floyd
41 · Elvis Presley
42 · Carlos Santana
43 · Dan Seals
44 · Steely Dan
45 · Steppenwolf
46 · The Rolling Stones
47 · U2
48 · Uriah Heep
49 · Neil Young
50 · Led Zeppelin
51 · ZZ Top

Five Scary Facebook Monsters Just Waiting To Grab You
Facebook

Facebook is soo fun, right? A place to reunite with old friends, make new ones, a veritable virtual playground just waiting for you to enjoy it -- and share your information with the world, for good or for bad, with or without your knowledge. CBS News takes a look at five common dangers Facebook users are at risk from.

Joan Goodchild, senior editor of CSO (Chief Security Officer) Online, discussed the various privacy pitfalls with The Early Show on Saturday Morning.

• Your information is being shared with third parties
Facebook wants to make money, and they can do this by sharing your information with advertisers who want to market their products to you.

• Privacy settings revert to a less safe default mode after each redesign
This means every time Facebook is like, oh hey, we’ve got a fresh look!” make sure to check your security settings and change them back to where you want them. Otherwise Facebook can share your info with advertisers in their quest to monetize the site. And every time you log in to Farmtownvilleland? That application has permission to access your info and could be sharing it with others without your knowledge.

• Facebook ads may contain malware
Basically Facebook is not so good at vetting their ads, says Goodchild, which could result in you clicking on an anti-virus software ad and downloading an actual virus. So not cool!

• Your real friends unknowingly make you vulnerable
If one of your friends’ profiles gets hacked by a third party, that hacker can then see whatever info you’re putting out there to your pal. So if your friends aren’t making good decisions on the Internets, you could be affected as well.

• Scammers are creating fake profiles
If the world knows the name of your mother, father, second-cousin and best friend from grade school, someone out there might just make a fake profile with their identity and beg you to say, wire $5,000 to them after they get mugged in a foreign country. Also, if you have like, a bajillion friends, the odds are that a few of those are scammers who aren't who they say they are. Winnow that friends list down, Mr. I've-Got-2,028-Friends Guy.

Facebook got in big trouble this week when some users realized a security hole in the program made their private chats viewable by anyone on their contact lists. As if that little snafu wasn't bad enough, 15 privacy and consumer protection organizations filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, claiming that the site plays with privacy settings on purpose to make users' personal information available for commercial use.

You better shape it up, Facebook, or I am NEVER taking another quiz to find out who my most stylish friend is or selling another virtual cow again.
Five Hidden Dangers of Facebook - The Early Show

Posted on Sunday, May 09, 2010 @ 20:40:37 UTC by NB
 
Login
Nickname

Password

Security Code
Security Code
Type Security Code

Don't have an account yet? You can create one. As a registered user you have some advantages like theme manager, comments configuration and post comments with your name.
Related Links
· More about Facebook
· News by NB


Most read story about Facebook:
How to Download Photos from Facebook

Article Rating
Average Score: 0
Votes: 0

Please take a second and vote for this article:

Excellent
Very Good
Good
Regular
Bad

Options

 Printer Friendly Printer Friendly

Associated Topics

Facebook

 Back to the top 



 ©  nb-productions.com 2000-2013


:: fiappleblue theme by www.nukemods.com ::