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Facebook Working With Antivirus Vendors to Ward Off Spam, Malware

Published on April 25, 2012
by Lauren Goode

Facebook has partnered with a handful of antivirus software vendors to add their security services to its URL blacklist system, meant to protect users against spam and malware. Six-month antivirus software licenses from Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos and Symantec will also be available to Facebook’s 900 million users for free.

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