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ShareUK newspaper The Sunday Times reported that Facebook is accessing smartphone users text messages who have downloading facebook application installed on their mobile phone. Important thing is that Facebook didn’t denied the report and admitted that Facebook is reading mobile phone users private text messages as a part of testing phase of their own messaging service. Facebook is planning to launch a messaging service very soon.

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ShareWith growing usage of internet and social networking sites especially Facebook world is getting under more and more security threats. These threats always find new ways to get in your personal life and can even make your life hell. So it is always to be aware of these threats and you should try your best to avoid them. So here we are mentioning five most common security threats on facebook. 1. Clickjacking This is the most common attacks hitting Facebook users. These attacks use maliciously created pages where the true function of a button is concealed beneath an opaque layer showing something entirely different. Often sharing or “liking” the content in question sends the attack out to contacts through news feeds and status updates, propagating the scam. 2. Fake surveys This scam is related to clickjacking since it attempts to make you click on something dangerous via a misleading message. Typically, the scam starts with a provocative (sexual or otherwise) message. like: “OMG! Look What this Kid did to his School after being Expelled!” 3. Rogue applications More perniciously, the fake survey can lead to rogue applications. Sometimes the applications will look for your address book and send the fake…

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