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Be careful if integrating social network accounts

Most social networks allow you to integrate information with other social networks. For example you can post an update on your Twitter account and have it automatically posted on your Facebook account as well. Be particularly careful when integrating your social network accounts. You may be anonymous on one site, but exposed when using another.

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.

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.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month tips: How to secure your sensitive data

In preparation for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, how can you best keep your personal data safe?

How to protect against spear-phishing on social media

Phishing is becoming more common on social media. How can you keep yourself safe?

Hacking Twitter accounts – sometimes it can be serious

On October 21st, The Twitter account of ‘Malindo Air’, a Malaysian airline company, was hacked. The burglar displayed a message saying that the airline supposedly is giving away 100 thousand free tickets. Company officials immediately published a denial on that account as well as their Facebook account, however it seemed like the attacker still had […]