Socialbot Network finds it easy to harvest data from Facebook users

Graham Cluley

Researchers have claimed that Facebook’s inbuilt security systems are “not effective enough” at stopping automated identity theft, after running a large-scale infiltration of the network using Socialbots.

Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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