apps

How to stop your friends’ Facebook apps from accessing *your* private information

Many internet users are wary of sharing their personal information willy-nilly with the world, but did you know that sometimes it’s your Facebook friends who might be unwittingly passing your private details on?

My Birthday Calendar warning spreads quickly on Facebook, generating panic

Facebook users are spreading a warning to their friends and family online about a supposedly malicious application called “My birthday calendar”.

But are there real lessons to be learnt about sharing information on Facebook?

Dodgy Android markets shut down by FBI in copyright crackdown

Some Android users have got a nasty scare, as three websites – involved in the distribution of cracked and stolen Android smartphone apps – were shut down by the FBI.