Internet security and privacy startup has its fan page shut down by Facebook.. again

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

An internet startup, which develops a security and privacy tool and regularly comments on Facebook safety issues, says its own Facebook fan page has been shut down, for a second time.

The Cocoon service is a plugin for the Firefox web browser that aims to force an encrypted connection to the internet, preventing sites from tracking your movements and shielding your computer from internet threats.

But today it’s Facebook fan page reportedly disappeared.

That’s pretty frustrating for a firm trying to build awareness about its products. What must be especially galling is that something similar happened a month ago.

It’s just a few weeks since Scam Sniper and The Bulldog Estate, two other…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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