Facebook launches anti-malware URL scanning service


Facebook is introducing URL (link scanning) protection for its users as from today (Oct 3rd, 2011). When a user clicks on any link in Facebook, Websense using its ThreatSeeker Cloud Malware Identification Platform, will analzye each URL in real-time for potential malicious content. If ThreatSeeker finds malicious content the user will be warned “Security Alert: This Link May Not Be Safe”. Read more...

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