A Facebook Setting You Should Switch to as Soon as Possible

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Encrypted “HTTPS” protocol is an important step to keep your Facebook account safe.

Facebook finally provided a way to keep any random jerk in the café from hijacking your account. But you have to go out of your way to enable this protection, and you might have to wait. Still: Jump on this.

 

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A Security Researcher Develops a $1500 System That Can Intercept Cellphone Calls

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A cell phone base station that tricks cell phones into routing their outbound calls through the device.

A security researcher has put together a $1,500 system that pretends to be a cell phone tower and tricks your cellphone into routing everything through it—even encrypted calls. Here’s how it works.

 

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