MUMBAI: IT security and data protection company Sophos announced
a partnership with Facebook to help protect users from links
that lead to malware or malicious sites.
will use the website reputation service provided by Sophos-Labs,
global network of research centers of Sophos, along with their
own security measures, to help assess whether a largely distributed
link is malicious.
Chief of Security Joe Sullivan said, "We are pleased
to begin partnering with Sophos to better protect our users
both on and off of Facebook. We believe incorporating Sophos,
the industry-leading computer security intelligence, and expertise,
will help us provide even more security to those using Facebook."