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How to make sure you always have a secure Facebook session (use https)

 

How To Improve Security While Using Facebook and Encrypt Traffic with SSL HTTPS

 

Facebook is everywhere theses days.  Anymore, you’re the exception if you don’t have a Facebook account.  Although this is good news is you can now easily connect with old/new friends while at the same time start a new farm, as with all things, there is a dark side to Facebook’s popularity.  When the popularity of something grows, so does the attack surface.  In other words, hackers write virus / malware for Windows PC’s because it’s the primary OS in the world and therefore the largest target.  They will get the most bang for their buck so-to-speak vs. writing a virus for say Amiga systems.  Well the same thing is true for Facebook.  Write some malware that targets 500 Million + Facebook users and the payoff could be huge.

How to make sure you always have a secure Facebook session (use https)