Facebook: A Tempting Danger Zone for Businesses

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A new study from security research firm Sophos finds that malware and spam attacks delivered through social networks rose significantly in 2009, and Facebook is perceived as the most dangerous social net of them all. At the same time, however, many businesses see social networking as a prime marketing tool that they’re hesitant to ignore.