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Mark Zuckerberg called Barack Obama to 'express frustration' over surveillance

Zuckerberg calls Obama to 'express frustration' over surveillance

Mark Zuckerberg has phoned the US president to vent his frustrations over alleged internet surveillance.

Monday review - the hot 18 stories of the week

Monday review

Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

Facebook, the early years: handing out a master password like candy

Facebook, the early years: handing out a master password like candy

Former "voice of the boy king" - aka ghostwriter to Mark Zuckerberg - Katherine Losse says she was stunned when they handed over a password that could get her into any account, all sans background check to ascertain whether or not she was a "crazed stalker".

Is Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads?

Is Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads?

Has Apple really partnered up with Facebook? Is the social network really giving away free Apple iPhones and iPads to randomly selected individuals?

Facebook fixes flaw that allowed access to private photos

Facebook fixes flaw that allowed access to private photos

In the end, it took a picture of Mark Zuckerberg holding a dead chicken to get Facebook to fix a flaw that allowed strangers to access your private photos.

The company's motto of "Move fast and break things" is to blame for this latest privacy SNAFU.

Facebook will close all accounts today? Rogue app spreads virally

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Facebook scam spreads virally, claiming that all users must verify their accounts or have them deleted automatically.

Mark Zuckerberg fan page hacked on Facebook: What really happened?

Mark Zuckerberg fan page hacked on Facebook: What really happened?

High profile fan pages on Facebook were defaced via API vulnerability, says Facebook.

So, what does this mean for you if you're a sysadmin responsible for securing your company's Facebook presence?

Facebook will NOT end on March 15th. Hoax news story spreads like wildfire

Facebook will NOT end on March 15th. Hoax news story spreads like wildfire

A story is spreading like wildfire across Facebook this weekend, claiming that the world's most popular social network is going to shut down on March 15th.

But what's the truth?

Mark Zuckerberg spots friend's Facebook account is hacked

Mark Zuckerberg spots friend's Facebook account is hacked

Early on Monday I blogged about the iPhone and iPad tester scams which had been affecting many Facebook users' accounts, posting images on their walls in an attempt to direct the unwary into the arms of the scammers. It appears Read more…

Facebook responds privately - Too little, too late?

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Robert Scoble has just (with permission) published a personal email dialog between himself and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg related to the privacy beating Facebook has taken in the press this month. From Scoble's GMail Zuckerberg said: Hey, We've been listening Read more…

Did Facebook founder hack into journalists' private email accounts?

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You don't have to be a long-term follower of the computer security stories we've shared on the Sophos website over the years to know that young people sometimes do stupid things. On Friday last week, as I was flying back Read more…