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Recognize common social media scams when you see them

Have you ever seen an offer on Facebook for a program showing you who viewed your profile? Such functionality doesn’t exist, and if you try to download it you’ll probably get malware instead. Also watch out for links in Twitter Direct Messages and work-from-home schemes on LinkedIn.

Connect on social media only with people you trust

While some social networks might seem safer for connecting because of the limited personal information shared through them, keep your connections to people you know and trust. Also the default setting for the status update on most social networking applications is that anyone on the Internet can see it. If you only want your trusted […]

How social media use can increase your cyber security risk

There are many cyber security risks when using social media. Here are a few to keep in mind.

What can you do to stop cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is a growing problem for today’s children. A mix of technical tools and best practices can reduce its impact.

The elderly and children are often victimized by cybercriminals.

How to avoid common social network frauds

Since the last blogs posted about multiple social networks frauds, I’ve been getting multiple questions so I’ve decided to publish the common fraud attack methods and how to recognize and avoid them. The social networks are very fertile ground for cybercriminals, and sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between true stories and those who spread […]