Yesterday we covered how Firesheep allows to hijack Facebook and Twitter accounts and how to protected from that.With Twitter and Facebook sites security is always a concern as there were supposed to more privacy issues with Facebook.BitDefender today launched beta of BitDefender safego Facebook app which helps to keep your Facebook account secure.
We already covered How to fix Facebook privacy issues with Facebook Privacy Scanner , BitDefender Safego app goes beyond built-in privacy controls to alert users of personal information leaks,safeguard against e-threats and only access safe content.
BitDefender says through a simple interface, the BitDefender safego application checks the uses privacy levels and identifies personal information that’s visible to strangers.It also scans the user’s wall,message inbox and comments for malicious links and compromised share content like videos and pictures.
By allowing Safego application you are permitting it to access your basic info,messages in your inbox,posts in your news feed and you are also allowing it to access your Facebook data at any time.
By installing the BitDefender safego app, users will receive:
- Privacy protection – users are warned when they should modify their Facebook privacy settings so personal information isn’t exposed
- Automatic scanning –users simply press the “scan now” button to get a snapshot of their Facebook security status
- 24/7 protection – Facebook accounts are protected even when users are not logged in to Facebook
- Protection for friends – users will have the ability to warn their friends about infected links in their Facebook accounts