Mark Zuckerberg's fan page was hacked, scams permeate the news feed, and fake profiles abound. What's Facebook doing about it?
Earlier this week, a hacker hijacked CEO Mark Zuckerberg's fan page, and updated his status with a message that started "Let the hacking begin." The social network also tripped up when, in an attempt to clamp down on fake accounts, it disabled the profiles of two women who shared the same name as Prince William's fiancée, Kate Middleton. (The profiles were later restored.) And hacked accounts continue to inject deceptive updates into the news feed like, "XXXX persons viewed my profile in 2010! ... You can check who viewed your profile here now [insert malicious link]." With incidents like these, some users are bound to ask how they safe they are on Facebook. More
By Michal Lev-Ram
SAN JOSE - On the same day that Intel (INTC) slashed more than $1 billion from its sales forecast and more analysts cut sales estimates for Google (GOOG), Silicon Valley luminaries momentarily put the downturn aside and celebrated a happier cause -- using technology to benefit the world.
Nearly 1,500 guests on Wednesday night attended the annual Tech Awards, which recognize innovations used to alleviate poverty around the world. "Tonight is a reminder of MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Nov 13, 2008 11:13 AM ET
|2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen in massive hack|
|Ron Paul: Bitcoin could 'destroy the dollar'|
|Fresh fast food strikes planned for Thursday|
|Top 10 U.S. cities for Chinese homebuyers|
|Apple completes key China Mobile deal - report|