Facebook enlists Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and others to fight web threats together

Facebook is bringing together some of the biggest web companies to collaborate on stamping out security threats. It’s doing this through a platform being announced today called ThreatExchange, which allows companies to share information on malicious links, phishing attempts, malware, and other attacks that they’ve seen or experienced. So far, Twitter, Tumblr, Yahoo, Pinterest, Dropbox, and Bitly are all working with ThreatExchange. The hope is that they’ll each share new information as they receive it, allowing each other to quickly prepare for or even prevent future attacks.

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