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Facebook announces a new security tool to get rid of malicious software

  • Facebook has revealed that it has been using a new security tool to detect and remove malicious software for its users. The social media giant has teamed up with Kaspersky Lab to further strengthen a program implemented with other online security firms. The company claimed that it has cleaned up computers of over two million users. The cleanup tool, according to Facebook security engineer, runs in the background while people continue using Facebook. They get a notification once the scanning is complete.