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    Virus attacking thru Facebook

    WATCH OUT!
    Recently a virus got into my system thru Facebook. It corrupts random system32 drivers and files, corrupts windows system files and deletes logins to outside accounts. See Windows 8 Forum System32. Nasty little bugger. Gets thru Norton Facebook Shield. Great article on matousec.com on plague in security drivers. Please read it, good stuff.

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    Many people don't secure their Facebook profile -- they let anyone and everyone look at everything, regardless of whether or not they are a FB friend.

    Also, many people seem to play every game and run every app that is on FB.

    I keep my FB profile secured. I log in as "https", not "http". And I don't play any games or run any apps.

    Also, I don't access FB from anywhere but from my home PC, eliminating additional entry points.

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