Here’s an interesting bit of Facebook security news that is of interest to well, anyone reading this who might be on Facebook!
Facebook is rolling out a new security feature in the Account Settings – Secure Browsing. Basically, it means that if you check a certain box, you can log into Facebook using the encrypted “HTTPS” protocol, which means that when you are surfing Facebook in a place with a poorly secured wireless network (say, at Starbucks or Panera, etc.) someone else at that site who might possibly have software to “sniff out” usernames and passwords will not be able to do so.
This is something you should enable right away! To do so, go into your Account Settings and click “change” nest to “Account Security” and look for the checkbox under “Secure Browsing (https)” and get on the security train! Facebook has stated that they are still rolling out the option to all their users, so check back often to see if it’s been rolled out to you!