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Inside Facebook's Cyber-Security System 63

Posted by samzenpus
from the anti-social-network dept.
An anonymous reader writes "The Facebook Immunity System (FIS) processes and checks 25 billion actions every day, or 650,000 actions every second. The social networking giant's cybersecurity system was developed over a three-year period to keep the service's users safe from spam and cyberattacks. FIS scans every click on Facebook for patterns that could suggest something malicious is spreading across the social network."
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Inside Facebook's Cyber-Security System

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Thursday October 27, 2011 @08:23PM (#37863284)

    An anonymous corksoaker writes

      "The Slashdot Human Intelligence Test (SHIT) processes and checks 25 billion first posters every day, or 650,000 frosties per second. The gay networking giant's cybersecurity system was developed over a three-year period to keep the service's gay users safe from first posts and flamebaits. SHIT scans every click on Slashdot for patterns that could suggest computer generated posts are spreading across the gay network."

    Segmentation Fault (core dumped)

  • by Lumpy (12016) on Thursday October 27, 2011 @08:25PM (#37863298) Homepage

    It has not detected any of the Zynga games at all.

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