Anonymous a hacktivist group has given a warning to all facebook users and an open challenge to facebook team that they will shut down facebook on November 5, 2011. According to this group all this is due to the privacy and security which matters to every citizen of world if its not maintained and being distributed by anyone. Facebook is doing so as our information is not secure on it. As per them:
“Facebook has been selling information to government agencies and giving clandestine access to information security firms so that they can spy on people from all around the world. Some of these so-called whitehat infosec firms are working for authoritarian governments, such as those of Egypt and Syria.”
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This group saying that facebook is hiding many things from their users and making millions of money from their information. So lets see what facebook does for their security as a response to this challenge.