Google has removed 53 apps from the official Play Store because they were spreading a new breed of Android malware named GhostTeam that could steal Facebook credentials and push ads to infected phones.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday that Facebook will revamp its News Feed content ranking algorithm to prioritize updates from friends and family members.
Facebook has started rolling out an update to its photo tagging system that will now scan newly uploaded photos and alert all the users it recognizes in that image by default.
Facebook launched a new feature yesterday that will help account owners detect phishing attacks against their Facebook profile.
Users across several countries are being targeted in a campaign that delivers a new strain of malware named Digmine that installs a Monero cryptocurrency miner and a malicious Chrome extension which helps it propagate to new victims.
Facebook announced today that they are going to begin fighting back against spammy posts that use "engagement baiting" to increase reach by encouraging people to like, share, or comment.
Facebook is running tests of a new CAPTCHA system that requires users to upload a clear photo of their face to prove the account is not fake and belongs to a new person.
Facebook announced yesterday they would let users see what Facebook pages and Instagram accounts they followed that are linked to supposed Russian propaganda efforts.
A new Chrome extension called Browse-Secure is taking your contact info from LinkedIn and Facebook accounts and uploading it to the developer without your permission.
Facebook is testing new technology that is designed to help victims of revenge porn acts. This new tool is currently under testing in Australia, and the company says it plans to expand it to other countries if everything goes well.
A Facebook spam campaign is luring users to phishing pages that try to trick targets into handing over Facebook or YouTube credentials.
Russian officials said they are considering a ban on Facebook for the start of 2018 unless the social network is willing to comply with the country's new privacy and user protection rules.
Cyber-security firm McAfee is reporting about a sudden surge in detections for Faceliker, a malware strain that can take over browsers and manipulate Facebook "likes" on the behest of a remote party in order to promote social media trends, fake news, and other content.
A malware group is using Facebook's CDN servers to store malicious files that it later uses to infect users with banking trojans.
A virulent spam campaign has hit Facebook Messenger during the past few days, according to recent warnings issued by Avira and Kaspersky Lab.
Facebook has awarded this year's Internet Defense Prize worth $100,000 to a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who came up with a new method of detecting spear-phishing attacks in closely monitored enterprise networks.
Over 45,000 users have left one-star reviews on a company's Facebook page after the business reported a security researcher to police and had him arrested in the middle of the night instead of fixing a reported bug.
Security researchers from PhishLabs have come across a new phishing trend that's targeting mobile device owners exclusively, with "the highest proportion of attacks" aimed at Facebook users.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced this week that the FBI had arrested a Fresno man for uploading a pirated copy of the Deadpool movie on Facebook.
Facebook's marketing department is using algorithms to identify emotionally vulnerable and insecure youth as young as 14, The Australian reported today after reporters managed to get their hands on a 23-page report from Facebook's Australian office.