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Facebook Adds Websense To Help Protect Users From Malware
2011-10-03 14:02:41

Facebook announced on Monday that it is partnering with security firm Websense to help combat malware and phishing. The world's largest social network has over 750 million users so far and is reaching out to Websense to help protect its users from clicking on links without knowing whether its trustworthy. Websense said that once a Facebook user clicks on a link, it will be checked against the security firm's data to determine whether or not it is a safe destination. The new security...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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