Facebook Security

Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers

Facebook confirms to TechCrunch that it’s investigating a security research report that shows Facebook user data can be grabbed by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using Logi

Facebook security chief rants about misguided “algorithm” backlash

“I am seeing a ton of coverage of our recent issues driven by stereotypes of our employees and attacks against fantasy, strawman tech cos” wrote Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos

Facebook can unlock your account with facial recognition

Facebook has its own version of Apple’s Face ID. If you get locked out of your Facebook account, the company is testing a way to regain access by using your face to verify your identity. That co

Inside Facebook’s Efforts To Fortify Security In A Post-Snowden World

At Facebook, the security team isn't holed up in some basement wearing tinfoil hats. It's embedded across the company so any department dealing with sensitive data or access has security researchers i

Operation Unlike Is A Go: Page Fan Counts Are Dropping Because Facebook Is Deleting Fake Accounts

Some Facebook business <a target="_blank" href="http://pagedata.appdata.com/pages/leaderboard/fc/fan_count">Pages lost tens of thousands of fans today</a>, but they shouldn't fret. Facebook has confir

Facebook Increases Rejection And Flagging Of Spoofed Email Posts To Groups, Calls Issue A Web-Wide Security Flaw

Facebook has responded to reports of a security issue that lets people post in Groups as if they're someone else. It says this is a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/email_spoofin

Facebook Asks Every User For A Verified Phone Number To Prevent Security Disaster

Every single Facebook user is or will soon be seeing a link at the top of their desktop news feed asking them to "Stay in control of your account by following these simple security tips". The link le