How to Avoid Malware on Facebook and Twitter: 8 Best Practices

30 Oct 2009

Read Write Web, By Sarah Perez

Thanks to the popularity of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, it's a given that malicious hackers will devise ways to exploit the sites' numerous users in order to infect their computers with malware. This unwanted software is designed to do a number of terrible things ranging from identity theft to turning computer into remote-controllable "zombie" machines.