Websense Scans URLS Posted on Facebook to Identify Malicious Links

Facebook will pass all URLs posted on the social networking site through Websense’s real-time link scanner to ensure they are safe before allowing users to proceed. – Facebook is partnering with Websense to protect users from
clicking on links on the social networking site that may direct them to
malicious Websites.
When a user clicks on a link, Facebook will first check the
link against Websense’s system to determine whether it’s safe, Websense said
Oct. 3…