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Facebook Pictures are Never Deleted

Deleted Facebook Photos Still Accessible Online, Years Later

Photos deleted from Facebook have remained on the social network’s servers for nearly three years, according to an investigation by Ars Technica. Ars Technica looked into this situation almost three years ago and found that some of the photos that users deleted then are still accessible on Facebook’s servers. Facebook told Ars Technica that, while

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Facebook is on a new mission: to take down clickjackers

Facebook has teamed up with the Washington Attorney General to put real resources toward getting rid of spam on the social network — starting with a lawsuit. “Security is an arms race, and that’s why Facebook is committed to constantly improving our consumer safeguards while pursuing and supporting civil and criminal consequences for bad actors,”

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Ramnit Computer Worm Compromises 45K Facebook Logins

A computer worm that has traditionally targeted the financial industry has set its sights on social networking, recently stealing over 45,000 Facebook login credentials, according to security firm Seculert. In a statement, Facebook said the majority of the login credentials were outdated, but it was still notifying the affected users. The worm, known as Ramnit,

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