Security standards on Facebook still fall short, experts say

04/20/2011 | ZDNet

Facebook has added four security features: a redesigned Family Safety Center with privacy information for parents and teens; more tools to alert Facebook and individuals about troublesome content posted to the network; optional two-factor authentication when signing in to the site from a new device; and better support for the more-secure HTTPS standard. But Internet security firm Sophos says the site still has more to do. "HTTPS is still not on by default, and isn't present at all for users who visit the mobile version of Facebook's website," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos.

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