Search Engine Security

Scareware Found In ‘Unknown Facebook App’

Scareware scammers are taking advantage of rumors about an “unnamed
app” that supposedly poses a security risk to Facebook users in order
to trick users into sites slinging rogue security software packages. Read the full article. [The Register]

Google Toolbar Tracks Users Who Disabled Tracking

Harvard professor and noted Google critic Ben Edelmen provided video evidence of the Google toolbar transmitting data back to the Mountain View Chocolate Factory after he chose to disable the application in the browser window he was currently using. Google has updated the toolbar. Read the full article. [The Register]

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