Facebook partners with antivirus firms on cyber awareness

Thursday - 4/26/2012, 9:22pm EDT

Facebook is coordinating a partnership with antivirus companies as part of a federal cyber-awareness movement.

The Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch reports that Facebook's plans are being driven in part by the government-run "STOP. THINK. CONNECT." program.

The non-profit National Cybersecurity Alliance is also helping Facebook plan its consumer safety moves.

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