In a bizarre and hard-to-understand move, a Facebook page which claims it helped countless Facebook members stay safe online on the social network has been shut down… by Facebook.
The Bulldog Estate is one of a number of different resources on the internet dealing with the subject of Facebook scams, rogue applications, and the like. Other examples include Scam Sniper, FaceCrooks and Sophos’s own Facebook community.
On Monday 18th April, the Facebook page belonging to Scam Sniper was shut down by Facebook authorities:
Notice: The Sniper Has Been Shot. Facebook Disables The Admins Of The Facebook Fan Page Scam Sniper. http://goo.gl/RdlVF
— Scam Sniper (@ScamSniper) April 18, 2011
Later that day, the same fate befell The…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.